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A list of the CSU's demands regarding Germany's refugee policy has been leaked to the media, prompting a backlash of criticism. Included are a proposed burqa ban and an upper limit on refugees.

The sister party to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is due to meet behind closed doors in Schwarzenfeld on Friday to discuss several debt instruments, including the refugee and immigration policy.

CSU leader and Bavarian Premier Horst Seehofer wants the CSU to use the meeting to position the CSU's confrontations with Merkel and the governing grand coalition between the Union and the Social Democrats (SPD).


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