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Kerry: US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016, 100,000 in 2017

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry address the media after their meeting at German foreign ministry's guesthouse Villa Borsig at lake Tegel in Berlin, Germany, September 20, 2015. The United States will take in 15,000 more refugees from around the world next year, increasing the current level to 85,000, and to 100,000 in 2017, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with his German counterpart on Sunday. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

 

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