The following are the major news items in leading German newspapers on Tuesday.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung:
— German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on German citizens on Monday to stay away from racist demonstrations. She also urged respect for the fundamental rights of asylum seekers and human dignity in dealing with refugees.
— Hundreds of refugees left Budapest and traveled to Vienna and the German state of Bavaria on Monday. The regional government of Upper Bavaria expected that hundreds more refugees would come to Munich on Tuesday.
— The German state of Bavaria and Austria are stepping up the fight against smugglers after 71 refugees were found dead on an Austrian motorway. Enditem