Hollande, Merkel 'to discuss EU migrant crisis on Monday'

A young boy sits outside the State Office of Health and Social Affairs where hundreds of refugees wait to receive help from the Berlin administration on August 7, 2015The French and German leaders will meet in Berlin on Monday to give a new push to European efforts to tackle the biggest migrant crisis in 50 years, a source in the French presidency said. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will strive to provide a fresh impetus to the EU’s response in dealing with the rapidly worsening situation, a source in Hollande’s office said Sunday. The diplomatic push comes as Europe is grappling with an unprecedented influx of migrants fleeing war and unrest in what the EU has described as its worst refugee crisis since World War II.

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