Germany wants to bring back rules that would allow it to return asylum seekers to Greece and other EU border states.
In an interview with the Greek daily Kathimerini, German interior minister Thomas de Maizière said he wanted to reinstate the so-called “Dublin regulation” rules governing asylum policy in the EU.
The regulations make the first EU state an asylum seeker enters responsible for their asylum claim, and therefore allows other countries to send refugees back to the EU’s borders.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere wants to turn away migrants at the border if they clearly have no chance of gaining asylum, a regional newspaper reported, citing a draft bill from his ministry.