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Germany and Austria welcomed of refugees after their long walk through Hungary. The refugees arrived at train stations in Germany and at the Austrian to crowds of local people who applauded the new and gave them water, food and clothes. German and Austrian children carried baskets of to give to the children from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and other . For many of the refugees, it was the of a long that started in Syria and ended with a walk through Hungary. German rail company Deutsche Bahn announced on Saturday that it would be adding carriages to its trains and was, "doing everything it can" to help the refugees.

The United Nations (UN) has praised Austria and Germany for their to welcome and help the refugees. It said: "This is leadership based on humanitarian ." Germany's leader Angela Merkel said her country would welcome all refugees from Syria. Germany is expecting around 800,000 Syrians to arrive this year amid continuing about the future of Syria. Ms Merkel told reporters that, "as a , economically healthy country, we have the to do what is necessary". One refugee, a Syrian said: "I'm very glad to be in Germany. I hope that I find a much life here. I want to work." He expressed for his family and young children in Syria.

 
 

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