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Germany to arm Kurds

1 Sep, 2014

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen announces the country will ship enough armour-piercing missiles, assault rifles and other military equipment to equip a 4,000-strong brigade of Kurdish fighters by the end of September. The weapons will be delivered in tranches and include 8,000 G36 assault rifles, the same number of G3 rifles, 30 Milan anti-tank missile systems equipped with 500 missiles, and five Dingo armoured cars as well as other arms and ammunition.

Not least because of the number of foreign fighters, it threatens our security in Germany and Europe.

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