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German minister: Some allies irritated by proposal for Syria security zone

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BERLIN - Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday Germany had received questions and some irritation from allies after Germany's defense minister suggested creating a security zone in northern Syria.
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German defense minister proposes security zone for N. Syria to protect displaced civilians

German defense minister proposes security zone for N. Syria to protect displaced civilians

9 monthes ago   |   By RT

Germany's defense minister has suggested creating a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians. The security zone would also ensure the fight continues against Islamic State , Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said.
The minister, Angela Merkel's preferred successor as chancellor, said she would discuss the initiative with NATO partners this week and did not rule out sending German soldiers to Syria, saying that would be a matter for parliament, Reuters reports.
“We cannot just stand by and watch, not doing anything,” said Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of Merkel's conservative...
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German minister proposes security zone for northern Syria

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BERLIN - Germany's defense minister has suggested creating a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure the fight continues against Islamic State militia, the first time Berlin has proposed a military mission in the Middle East.
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