MERKEL'S NIGHTMARE: Coalition deadlock over migrant crisis - new election may be triggered

MERKEL'S NIGHTMARE: Coalition deadlock over migrant crisis - new election may be triggered
 

Mrs Merkel must bring together the Greens, the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and her own conservative bloc to secure a majority after a poor performance in the recent election. 
If negotiations collapse then a new national vote would be called. 
The question of migrants threatens to deepen the deadlock as the parties cannot agree on the issue. 
The divide between the parties widens as the debate on migrants continues to focus on setting a formal cap and the conditions for reuniting families.
The Greens, which is soft on refugee and asylum policies, has scheduled a party congress on November... read more

 
6 November 2017 in World News, Views: 33
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