The German Bundeswehr’s missions in the Middle East
08 January 2020 | 11:56 am
Germany has temporarily removed some troops out of Iraq due to escalating tensions following the killing of Iran's Qassem Soleimani. DW looks at the German armed forces' missions in the region.
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