There have been calls from within Merkel’s party to ban the burka
MPs believe that the burka makes it harder for women to integrate
Austria could be the next country where the burka is banned
However, CDU Interior Minister Thomas Strobl said he does not think a burka ban has a chance at the moment.
He said: “Aside from the considerable constitutional objections and the great problems in law enforcement, there is neither a majority within the Federal Government nor in the countries.”
The legislation to ban the burka would need to be agreed by the 16 German state governments to become a country-wide ban.
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