More than 1,000 criminal complaints for high treason have been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, local media reported Wednesday.

Most of the complaints come from supporters of the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany party, which is poised to win seats in the federal parliament for the first time in next month's general election, the daily Mannheimer Morgen newspaper said.

"The complaints against the chancellor have all been determined to be baseless," a spokeswoman for the federal prosecutor's office, Frauke Koehler, told the paper.

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