29.09.2022

Merkel knew about the problems in the Department for refugee Affairs

The former head of the BAMF Weise twice briefed the Chancellor about the crisis in his office, according to Bild am Sonntag. BAMF appeared in the scandal center from-for wrongful satisfaction applications for asylum in Bremen.The former head of the Federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF), Frank-jürgen Weise (Frank-Jürgen Weise) in 2017, twice directly informed the German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) on the crisis in the BAMF and in the processing of applications for asylum in Germany. On Sunday, June 3, according to the weekly Bild am Sonntag, citing the documents for official use.

According to the publication, at the end of 2017 Weise has prepared a final report on its work in the office of the Commissioner for refugees. In this post, Weise, at the end of the leading work in BAMF, was to assist in further reform of the asylum system in Germany.

In the beginning of 2017 Frank-jürgen Weise mercilessly analyzed the situation in BAMF, according to Bild am Sonntag. In his report he specifically stated that the new leadership BAMF “in his professional career has never seen any of the departments in such a deplorable condition.”

Merciless criticism

Weise also sharply criticized the Ministry of internal Affairs of Germany, where a number of departments carried out supervision over BAMF. “The question arises, how the bosses might not notice in what state was IT, organizational structure and control sequence of operations. It is impossible to explain how, given this situation, one could expect that BAMF at least once will do their job amid a sharp increase in the number of refugees,” stated the former head of the Federal office for migration.

Frank-jürgen Weise, in an interview with Bild am Sonntag reported that he forwarded this report to the interior Ministry. The representative of the Ministry confirmed this, adding that many of the proposals Weise was taken into account when developing ways to improve the situation.

Meanwhile, the Economics Minister of Germany and former head of the Federal Chancellery Peter Altmaier (Peter Altmaier) said that the work the BAMF often been the subject of discussions at Federal and state levels, but about the scandal in Bremen, he learned only from the media.

Russia will not return to G7 until you complete the Minsk agreements – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia’s return to Big eight requires “substantial progress” in the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Ukraine.

“Unfortunately, we have not reached the stage which would allow Russia to regain a seat at our table,” said Merkel during the G7 summit.

Merkel may hold emergency summit on refugees in the EU

Meeting with the leaders of the EU countries experiencing the greatest burden of refugees, can go before the regular EU summit, the newspaper Bild.German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) intends to hold an urgent summit meeting with the leaders of the EU countries which, like Germany, are experiencing the greatest burden of the influx of refugees. On Saturday, June 16, told the newspaper Bild, citing its own sources from government circles.

According to Bild, the meeting should take place before the regular EU summit, which will take place from 28 to 29 June. Angela Merkel plans to meet with the leaders of Greece, Italy and Austria. The theme of negotiations will be the solution to the migration crisis. It remains unknown whether the meeting by the representatives of Spain or the Balkan States.

The essence of the conflict

A serious conflict on the issue of refugees appeared in the ruling bloc of Germany, the CDU/CSU. The Chairman of the Christian social Union (CSU) and part-time interior Minister Horst Seehofer (Horst Seehofer) intends to admit to Germany of those foreigners whose asylum application has already been registered in other EU countries. Chairman of the CDU Angela Merkel, however, favours a European solution to this problem.

Earlier, Horst Seehofer has threatened in case of emergency to implement his plan against the will of Merkel. This resulted in speculation about the threat of the collapse of the ruling German coalition.

The leadership of the CDU in search of a compromise with CSU

The leadership of the CDU is trying to find a compromise with his colleagues in the faction. Thus, the Deputy Chairman of the CDU Volker Bothe (Volker Bouffier) urged the leadership of the CSU to give the Chancellor time before the EU summit on finding solutions for the refugees at the European level. “The proposal of Angela Merkel wisely, and to use these for two weeks, for anybody not a difficult requirement,” – said Boofie on request newspaper Die Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

About the possibility of a compromise inside the unit and spoke to the General Secretary of the CDU Annegret Kramp-of Karrenbauer (Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer). According to crump, Karrenbauer, the CDU and CSU are pursuing the same goal – to reduce the number of people who cross the border of Germany. “We are United in the opinion that those who applied for asylum somewhere else should not get into the country (Germany – Ed.)”, – said the Secretary General of the CDU. Crump, Karrenbauer believes that progress in this area can be achieved on the basis of agreements with affected countries, such as Greece, Italy and Bulgaria.

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