Merkel wants to stem refugee flow while keeping EU borders open | Reuters

WILDBAD KREUTH, Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she wants to stem the flow of refugees into the Europe Union while at the same time keeping open borders within the bloc.

"It is very important to me that we achieve both a noticeable reduction in the flow of refugees ... and at the same time preserve the free movement of people within the European Union," she told reporters at a meeting of her Bavarian allies.

(Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Michael Nienaber)

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Updated Date: Jan 07, 2016 03:01 AM

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