[size=36]Germany announces a time limit for the presence of its forces in Iraq[/size]
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, German Defense Minister Ingret Krump Karnbauer announced on Friday that her country's parliament has set a timetable for the presence of German forces in Iraq.
"Germany participates in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, and these operations are carried out by the NATO alliance in Iraq," Carnbauer told a joint news conference with her US counterpart Mark Asper.
She added, "The German forces will remain in Iraq, and no team will replace another, and this is part of our authority," noting that "the German parliament has set a timetable for the presence of his country's forces in Iraq."
The German Defense Minister stated that "her country is participating in the war against ISIS, and this constitutes the real war to end the alleged caliphate state and we are also developing the combat capabilities of the Iraqi forces" and
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