BERLIN – The right-wing populist party Alternative für Deutschland is preliminary only, in her wish the German borders hermetically to close. The deputies of the Bundestag voted Friday by a large majority (544 at 84) the bill for enhanced border controls away.
Except for the 81 present delegates of the AfD supported the independents Frauke Petry, Mario Mieruch and the FDP’Martin Neumann the plan. The latter apologized later by saying that he in the hurry the wrong ballot had been caught. “That was a mistake.”
Three members of the group of CSU/CDU abstained. The AfD had to be a roll call vote is requested.