Germany refuses to participate in possible military operation in Syria

The German government insists on the diplomatic solution of the conflict
19:20, 12 April 2018

Germany does not plan to actively participate in the military operation in Syria under the leadership of the US. Peter Beyer, the Coordinator for Transatlantic Relations claimed this today as Anadolu Agency reported.

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Beyer claimed that the German government condemns the chemical attack in Douma, however, it urges to refuse from the escalation of the conflict and come to the diplomatic solution.

‘The murder of many people, including women and children needs to be answered. Assad’s regime, as well as Russia, should understand this’, he claimed, however, emphasized that the military methods should be used as a last resort.

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‘I hope that the sides will hold the diplomatic negotiations before the missile strikes, also, within the UN Security Council’, Beyer specified.

In any case, the active involvement of Germany in the attack if it will take place is completely excluded. At the moment, Germany provided one ship for the escort of the U.S. destroyer in the Mediterranean Sea, however, nothing else is planned to be assumed.

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On April 7, the volunteer organizations reported that the chemical attack at Douma, the East Ghouta took place. As a result of this attack at least 70 people died. The Syrian government and Russia called this information untrue, while the US and allies have blamed Bashar al-Assad for the attack.

Later U.S. President Donald Trump announced about a coming missile attack in Syria and urged Russia to be prepared. Also, the British troops prepare for the operation.

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In its turn, Russia puts on an alert its formation and Syrian and counts to get coordinates of the possible attacks from the US to withdraw its military.

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