Europe Can ‘Cope’ With More Migrants, Merkel Claims

German Chancellor pushes for an EU-wide migrant relocation plan.

Having learned nothing from her past mistakes, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel called upon the EU to double its refugee intake. “Merkel willing to resettle more refugees,” reports Germany’s most-read newspaper, Die Welt. “The EU can cope with twice as many migrants,” writes Austria’s leading daily, Kronen Zeitung, quoting Merkel.

Merkel talked of relocating 40,000 refugees initially throughout the EU member states. These 40,000 ‘refugees’ will be in addition to the estimated 200,000 migrants that Merkel has agreed to accept annually from Turkey. According to German newspaper reports published in May, Germany’s Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte had struck a ‘secret deal’ with the Erdogan Regime to fly in migrants directly from Turkey and settle them across the EU--without bothering to consult other European countries.

The Merkel government also wants to spread around the couple of million migrants that have illegally entered Europe since September 2015, when Merkel, in an erratic move, decided to disband the EU-wide migrant controls, also known as the Dublin Regulations.

German public broadcaster ARD reports:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports the proposal to accept more refugees in the EU than previously planned. She is willing to double the number from 20,000 to 40,000. “The European Union with its 500 million inhabitants can cope with it,” Merkel said after her meeting with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi and Director General of the International Organization for Migration, William Lacy Swing. [Translation by author]

Merkel’s call to start the EU-wide migrant resettlement plan with a relatively low number is nothing more than a clumsy sleight of hand. Brussels is working on a centrally-planned migrant resettlement scheme, also known as EU’s ‘relocation law,’ that seeks to create a centralised mechanism for settling the arriving migrants across the EU member states – without any regard for the wishes of the elected national governments, let alone that of the native populations.

Hungary and other East European states have already seen through Merkel’s foot-in-the-door maneuver and oppose any centralized resettlement plan. Hungary and Slovakia have challenged the EU’s forced migrant resettlement plan in the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Merkel claims that Europe can "cope" with a higher number of migrants--despite knowing full well that Germany can’t even cope with those migrants that are already within its borders.

Law and order in Germany is on the verge of collapse. Let’s take the example of the mass sexual assaults that took place roughly one-and-a-half years ago in Cologne. Nearly two thousand --exclusively Muslim -- men raped, assaulted and robbed more than 1200 women. German law enforcement and the courts haven’t managed to prosecute even a handful of those culprits. Ralf Jäger, Interior Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, admitted earlier this year that "most of these cases will remain unsolved."

Germany has been hit by a migrant crime wave, with the country’s Federal Crime Bureau (BKA) admitting a 50 percent rise in migrant crime this year.

Since Merkel opened Germany’s border, the country has been hit by a series of Islamic terror attacks or failed terrorist plots, including last year’s Berlin attack, when a Tunisian "refugee" drove a heavy truck loaded with 20 tonnes of steel beams into a busy Christmas market, killing 12 shoppers and mowing down 48 others. Most of the assailants turned out to be recent Syrian or Afghan migrants.

However, with just over a month until the German election, Merkel refuses to secure her country’s borders or set a cap on the limit of migrant intake. “As far as an upper limit is concerned, my position is clear: I will not accept it,” Merkel told reports during her campaign.

The sheer recklessness of Merkel’s open borders policy for millions of illegal migrants from Arab and Muslim countries is now more than self-evident. But Merkel remains impervious to reason and oblivious to reality.

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