— Germany will work together with the Afghan government to ensure that rejected asylum seekers will be returned, said German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. The large number of Afghan refugees in Germany was “unacceptable,” he said.
— The Bavarian state government intends to persuade German Chancellor Angela Merkel to change her refugee policy. German Prime Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday that immigration must finally be limited.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung:
— Dispute between Germany and Austria on appropriate steps to curb the flow of refugees is heating up. German Government spokesperson Steffen Seibert reiterated on Wednesday that Merkel does not consider construction of fences or walls an appropriate way to solve the refugee problem. Enditem