Monday

16th Jan 2017

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Merkel and Renzi want to send more migrants home

The leaders of Germany and Italy on Wednesday called for more repatriations of migrants who didn't qualify for asylum. Angela Merkel and Matteo Renzi said they faced similar problems with handling the numbers of arrivals. "Not all can stay," Merkel said, calling for more readmission deals, and more development aid to countries whose nationals regularly try their luck in Europe. "It is unthinkable that we can accommodate everybody," Renzi said.

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