Refugees at Wien Westbahnhof railway station, Austria, on their way to Germany

Germany’s CDU-SPD Deal on Migrants Family Reunion Freeze Insufficient – AfD

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The decision of Germany’s potential coalition government of the Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats to extend the suspension of family reunions for refugees through July is a step in the right direction, Joerg Meuthen, a federal spokesman for the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, told Sputnik.

“Suspending family reunion is generally the right thing to do. However, the would-be coalition parties’ plan to limit the suspension only until July is not enough. Also, both parties [CDU/CSU and SPD] suffer from a striking lack of credibility in regards to migration policy. It is hard to imagine that they really want to have an effective limit to migration, which, in fact, at least one of the would-be coalition parties admittedly does not want,” Meuthen said.

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