Merkel reaches out to tearful Afghan refugee boy



An Afghan boy thanked German Chancellor Angela Merkel and shed a few tears in front of her Christian Democrat (CDU) supporters, during an emotional debate on the migrant crisis.
Earlier a CDU activist urged Mrs Merkel to resign, condemning her "laissez-faire" refugee policy as "a burden that we will not get rid of any time soon".
There was applause when the Afghan boy, called Edris, said in German: "I would like to thank you, Mrs Merkel".
He was tearful when she shook his hand.
The emotional moment was reminiscent of Mrs Merkel's controversial encounter with a... read more

 
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