30 of the 120 German soldiers stationed there are to be immediately flown to safety.
However, it was unclear at this time just who will be flying them out as the German military doesn’t have any aircraft that actually fly.
Germany is moving some of its military personnel from Iraq to neighboring countries over security concerns, the government told lawmakers, days after the killing of a top Iranian military commander in a U.S. drone strike.
Einige der in Bagdad und Tadschi stationierten Truppen sollen den Irak vorerst verlassen. Laut Verteidigungsministerin erfolgt der Teilabzug aus Sicherheitsgründen.