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Merkel makes a surprise visit to Chemnitz

Completely unannounced, the Chancellor, visited on Sunday, a basketball game in the Saxon town. You cashed that in order for a promise from the previous year. I

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Merkel makes a surprise visit to Chemnitz

Completely unannounced, the Chancellor, visited on Sunday, a basketball game in the Saxon town. You cashed that in order for a promise from the previous year. In two Restaurants you over looked.

Well half a year after anti-immigrant riots in Chemnitz nationwide headlines, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited again the Saxon city. On Sunday you looked at, together with Saxony's Prime Minister, Michael Kretschmer, a basketball game and visited two Restaurants that had become targets of Attacks.

The Visit was pre-announced. He was protected by 900 police officers. Regardless of a Demonstration of right-wing populist movement Pro Chemnitz took place on Sunday also in Chemnitz, around 120 people took part. To came disorders.

Merkel had promised in November to visit a game of the Association.

visits to the attacked Restaurants

Merkel had visited the city last November. Already at that time, she had gone to the Basketball club Niners Chemnitz and promised a game of the team. "Great basketball club that promotes tolerance and cohesion in the city," tweeted government spokesman Steffen Seibert after the game from the hall. The hosts won with 84 to 73.

According to the Exeter police visited Merkel and Kretschmer also two restaurants in the city, the Jewish Restaurant "Shalom" and the Persian Local "saffron". The "Shalom" had been attacked on the outskirts of the protests against foreigners in Chemnitz at the end of August by a group of masked, it flew stones and bottles. At the beginning of October, then the owner of the "saffron" of Unknown has been attacked and injured.

The riots in Chemnitz had been triggered in August by the death of a 35-year-old German. It came to demonstrations and crimes against migrants and rallies with numerous extreme Right-wing. The city fought back, however, to be due to the occurrences under a General suspicion.

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