Asylum applications should be processed in six weeks, not the current eight months – and failed applicants deported quicker, according to a draft resolution from the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday.

The CSU's regional faction in Bavaria's Wildbad Kreuth recommended copying the Swiss model, which had tightened asylum rules and thereby fast-tracked the procedure, the SZ reported.

Faster asylum processes would not only "foster the acceptance of asylum decisions", but also lead to "markedly better cooperation from asylum seekers than thus far". Whoever has not been found to have the right to stay in Germany has to "quickly leave", the CSU paper said.

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