German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on after she signed in the book of condolence at the French embassy in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Nov. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Bavarian allies cranked up pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel Sunday to reverse her "open-door" refugee policy, saying the deadly attacks in Paris underlined the need for tougher measures to control the influx of migrants.The coordinated assault in the French capital, in which at least 129 people were killed, has fueled a debate in Germany over Merkel's welcoming approach to refugees and on how to pin down better intelligence about people entering the country.Paris changes everything," Bavarian Finance Minister Markus Soeder told Welt am Sonntag newspaper.His comments came after Bavarian state premier Horst Seehofer, leader of Merkel's sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), urged better protection of Germany's frontier and called for stricter controls at Europe's external borders.Soeder said a government had a duty to care for its own people as a priority, adding Germany needed a migration strategy with an official cap to limit the numbers of new arrivals.
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