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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Germany sends arms to Kurd fighters battling ISIL in Iraq


  Published on Sep 25, 2014
Germany has sent off military equipment to help Kurdish fighters in their battle with ISIL forces in Iraq.

This breaks a post-World War Two taboo on sending weapons to active conflict zones.

A military transport plane has taken off from Leipzig.

German army Lieutenant-Colonel Christoph Von Loewenstern said: "This is the first of several flights until the beginning of October. They will
probably also take off from Leipzig-Halle. Today 60 tonnes of weapons and  ammunition are concerned."

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