Germany’s Angela Merkel prevents the breakup of her government with immigration deal

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Chancellor Angela Merkel avoided the breakup of her government on Monday, emerging from an immigration fight with her coalition intact but fragile.

  • James McAuley and Luisa Beck
  • The Washington Post

A clash that lasted weeks ended in an uneasy truce when Merkel and her party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), reached a compromise on immigration policy with partner Christian Social Union (CSU).

Xao 4dInterior Minister and CSU leader Horst Seehofer backed off his threat to resign and potentially bring down the government. A hard-line stance on immigration and…

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