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(Worthy News) - Amid growing concerns about a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province, Germany appears to be mulling participation in any retaliatory U.S.-led airstrikes, in a reversal of its traditionally hesitant stance on military engagement.
“It cannot be the German position to simply say ‘No,’ no matter what happens in the world,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said during a lower house of parliament session here on Wednesday.
Last April, when Britain and France joined the U.S. in bombing three Syrian government facilities following a chemical weapons attack, Merkel ruled out German participation. She said Wednesday that Germany could not always reject military intervention. [ Source: CNS News (Read More...) ]
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