Refugees from Syria arrive at the Friedland shelter near Goettingen, central Germany, on April 4, 2016, after arriving from Turkey at the airport in Hanover. (AFP / dpa / Swen Pfoertner)
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Germany's federal government expects to spend 93.6 billion euros ($106.2 billion) to support refugees over the next five years, weekly Der Spiegel reported Saturday.The Hamburg-based magazine cited a finance ministry document that predicted the annual costs would rise from about 16.1 billion euros this year to 20.4 billion in 2020 .The finance ministry document cited by Der Spiegel predicts that 600,000 refugees will come to Germany this year, falling to 400,000 in 2017 and 300,000 in the following years.
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