Germany to deliver weapons to Iraqi Kurds battling IS terrorists

September 2, 2014 1:57 AM

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Germany to deliver weapons to Iraqi Kurds battling IS terrorists

The German parliament has met in a special session to debate plans to ship weapons to Iraq. The opposition was critical of the shipments, warning that these arms could easily fall into the wrong hands.

Monday's extraordinary session of the German Bundestag began with a minute's silence. It was on 1 September 1939 that Germany invaded Poland, triggering the start of World War Two. 75 years later, members of parliament met to debate the government's decision to send weapons to northern Iraq in suppo...

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