Meeting in Berlin, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the refugee crisis. Moon expressed concern that European asylum policies are becoming more restrictive as nationalism fans the flames of discord.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the EU to cut funding for Turkey linked to its bid to join the bloc. While raising concerns about the rule of law in the country, she praised Ankara's support for refugees.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she firmly believes a Brexit deal can be reached despite a lack of details from Britain. Merkel also said EU leaders agreed to cut financial aid to Turkey over rights violations.
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