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Chancellor Angela Merkel stood up to rowdy protestors who tried to drown out her campaign speech with deafening jeers and whistles in the eastern town of Quedlinburg on Saturday, telling them that their angry shouts would not solve Germany's problems.

Amid chants of "Merkel just go" and "Liar, liar" that demonstrators strongly opposed to her refugee policies kept up for the entire 30-minute address, Merkel departed from her stump speech three times.

"I hope you were able to understand some of that even though some of you out there kept on yelling," a glum-looking Merkel said near the end of her speech to 1,500 people.


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