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'Wir schaffen das': Merkel and the 2015 migrant crisis

In 2015, as hundreds of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees headed for the EU, German chancellor Angela Merkel took a stance on opening European borders. Her optimistic 'Wir schaffen das' - or 'We'll make it' – was a pivotal moment in EU history.

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