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29th Sep 2016

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German government approves €20bn refugee package

The German governement on Wednesday approved a €20 billion package to help regions integrating refugees. Unde the plan, which has to be also approved by the parliament, the country's 16 regions will get €2 billion a year until 2019. Federal authorities will spend €1 billion for housing, pay expenses for all new recognised refugees and grant tax reductions to local authorities.

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