The mandates for the seven foreign missions of the Bundeswehr was prolonged for another three months. The decision adopted by the German government, the Agency reports Deuthsche Welle.

The extension of the missions to be attributed to the process of forming a new coalition government in Germany. Without this prolongation of the term of the mandate to conduct seven missions would have expired at the end of this or early next year.

The decision of the government must still approve the new composition of the Bundestag.

Among the extended missions of the Bundeswehr: participation in the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA), and training of law enforcers and the military of Afghanistan; the part of the Germans to support the operations of the international antiterrorist coalition leading the fight against the Islamic state group; training the Kurdish Peshmerga troops in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Only 15 foreign missions of the Bundeswehr are involved about 3,700 German soldiers.

28 September 2017, the Bundeswehr has completed the withdrawal of troops from the Turkish air base in Incirlik.




The German government has continued the mission of the Bundeswehr abroad 18.10.2017

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