Rough talk before the European Council with Turkey is aimed at the national media, EM Germany’ secretary general explains in Chinese Television CCTV news. Watch the news piece on refugee politics conflict lines in Germany and Europe.
In a report ahead of the European Council with Turkey, Chinese TV station CCTV takes a closer look at Germany’s isolated position in the refugee crisis. CCTV’s Berlin correspondent Guy Henderson is also showing the conflict lines within Germany. “There must be some tough talk and provocations before the Council in Germany because we have state elections coming up here”, EM Germany’s general secretary Bernd Huettemann is quoted. “They are doing it for the national media.” Huettemann expects the row to calm down a bit after the election Sunday.
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