The Heat: Germany’s migrant battle

The Heat

For the last several weeks German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has been under severe pressure to change her country’s policy on migration.

Since 2015 Germany has taken in more than one million refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa. And, although the numbers now entering the country have dropped sharply, Merkel has been forced into a deal on how to handle future migrant arrivals.

But, will the deal hold? And, will her government survive?

CGTN’s Guy Henderson reports.

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