Merkel calls islamic terrorism biggest challenge for Germany

Merkel calls islamic terrorism biggest challenge for Germany

Merkel says islamic terrorism is the greatest challenge for Germany. That said, the German chancellor, Friday night during her new year’s speech.

Merkel calls for new laws that improve the safety. According to her, Germany for a number of years on the map as a target. “We do everything We can to ensure the safety and freedom of our citizens to protect.”

More than a week ago drove a Tunisian asylum-seeker with a truck in on a christmas market in Berlin. It came to twelve people to life. Terrorist group Islamic State (IS) claimed the attack. It was not the first attack this year in Germany.

According to Merkel and many Germans after the brexit, the profit of Trump in the US and the sustained tensions between Russia and America, the impression that the world is “upside down state”. She calls on her people not to be the solution to find in populism.

In response to the attack in Berlin Germany wants faster asylum-seekers the country off.


The popularity of Merkel is the last time has dropped significantly. A record number of migrants has ensured that more people opt for the eurosceptic and right-wing party Alternative for Germany (AfD). AfD calls for closing the borders and leaving the EU.

Next year in Germany, there are again elections. Merkel wants to go for her fourth term in her CDU party. Safety is the priority during her campaign.

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