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German coalition parties reach deal on migrants: Reuters, citing sources

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  • Germany's ruling coalition came to an agreement in a dispute over a push by Bavarian conservatives to turn back certain migrants at the border with Austria, according to Reuters, citing sources.
  • No details were immediately available about the terms of the deal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel  and Volker Kauder (CDU), faction leader of the Christian Democratic and Social Unions (CDU/CSU), speak at the Bundestag on the topic of the Chancellery's budget.
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The parties in Germany's ruling coalition have reached an agreement in a dispute over a push by Bavarian conservatives to turn back certain migrants at the German-Austrian border, coalition sources said late on Thursday.

No details were immediately available.

Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel and Volker Kauder, leader of the conservative group in parliament, departed the Reichstag building in limousines shortly before 9 p.m.