November 3, 2015 / 11:07 AM / 2 years ago

Merkel tells Europe to see big picture on refugees

BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Tuesday that a European-wide approach was needed to tackle the refugee crisis and that a fair distribution of migrants among member states was vital.

“We must not think small on this issue,” Merkel said in a speech at a BDI industry association event.

Reporting by Madeline Chambers and Caroline Copley

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