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Cameron holds low-profile talks with Merkel

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Cameron holds low-profile talks with Merkel

<p>British Prime Minister David Cameron has hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks at his country retreat Chequers.</p> <p>Dominating the low-profile meeting were the influx of migrants into Europe, the threat from <span class="caps">ISIL</span> and the UK’s future in the EU.</p> <p>More than half a million people have fled to Europe this year prompting bitter disputes about how the EU member states should share out their responsibility. </p> <p>Cameron has promised to hold a referendum on his country’s membership of the EU by the end of 2017.</p> <p>The two leaders concluded that the UK and Germany should work even more closely together</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en" align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cameron?src=hash">#Cameron</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Merkel?src=hash">#Merkel</a> meet with EU on the menu <a href="http://t.co/WMRKmAgdaS">http://t.co/WMRKmAgdaS</a> <a href="http://t.co/NICNK4MqAp">pic.twitter.com/NICNK4MqAp</a></p>— The Straits Times (@STcom) <a href="https://twitter.com/STcom/status/652554990951661568">October 9, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>