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Angela Merkel calls for new rules for distributing asylum seekers in Europe

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference after an European Union extraordinary summit seeking for a solution to the migrants crisis, in Brussels April 23, 2015. EU leaders will effectively reverse a cutback in rescue operations the Mediterranean on Thursday to try to prevent record numbers of people drowning as they try to flee war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa.  REUTERS/Yves Herman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference after an European Union extraordinary summit seeking for a solution to the migrants crisis, in Brussels April 23, 2015. EU leaders will effectively reverse a cutback in rescue operations the Mediterranean on Thursday to try to prevent record numbers of people drowning as they try to flee war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference after an European Union extraordinary summit seeking for a solution to the migrants crisis, in Brussels April 23, 2015. EU leaders will effectively reverse a cutback in rescue operations the Mediterranean on Thursday to try to prevent record numbers of people drowning as they try to flee war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Europe needs to come up with a new system for distributing asylum seekers, said Angela Merkel, the German chancellor.

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