The woman, Gurpreet, posted a short video on Twitter, alleging she and her seven-year daughter had been kept in a refugee camp in Germany by her husband’s family.
Germany also plans to declare Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia safe countries of origin, Gabriel said, making it easier to send migrants back to those countries.
Almost 4.3 million Syrians have fled civil war since 2011 and most remain in the region, mainly in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
Germany would initially contribute 200 million euros ($217 million), with money to start flowing in mid-2016, and would ask other donors to contribute, according to a handout from his delegation.
“We are the people”, “Resistance!” and “Deport them!”, chanted the followers of LEGIDA, the local chapter of xenophobic group PEGIDA.
Merkel announced a proposal Saturday that would make it easier to deport migrants who commit crimes, which still needs parliamentary approval.
Both women’s groups and supporters of the xenophobic PEGIDA movement mobilised in separate rallies in Cologne
At least 106 women have come forward to file criminal complaints of sexual assault and robbery during the New Year’s Eve festivities, authorities said, including two accounts of rape.
The chancellery wasn’t evacuated. Merkel was due to lead a regular Cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.
Five to seven suicide bombers were to take part in the attack, Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said in a press conference.
The 31-year-old Syrian was detained at a refugee center in the western town of Unna on Thursday.
The green light for the mission that could become Germany’s biggest deployment abroad comes three weeks after jihadists killed 130 people in a series of attacks in Paris.
After a listless performance on the opening day, India came from behind to beat Germany in Raipur
“We will shortly ask parliament to approve a mandate of up to 650 soldiers,” von der Leyen said after a meeting of the Bundestag lower house of parliament’s defence committee.
“If the euro exists, we owe that to Helmut Schmidt,” said French President Francois Hollande, adding that “it’s a great European whose life has just ended.