Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Germany To Pull Its Forces From Turkey's Incirlik Air Base

DW: German troops at Incirlik, Turkey 'ready for a transfer'

In light of Turkey's decision to block a lawmakers' visit, Sigmar Gabriel said that Germany would soon start the process of finding another location for its troops. The defense minister said Jordan is one possibility.

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday said that Turkey will continue to block a delegation of German lawmakers from visiting the strategic Incirlik air base.

"At the moment, a visit to the NATO base in Konya is possible, not Incirlik," Cavusoglu said at a joint press conference in Ankara on Monday with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel.

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More News On Reports That Germany Will Pull Its Forces From Turkey's Incirlik Air Base

Germany to pull out troops from Turkey's Incirlik air base -- Euronews
Germany to pull out from Incirlik air base as Turkey refuses access -- TRT World
Germany to announce decision on withdrawal of troops from ─░ncirlik on Wednesday -- Daily Sabah
Opinion: Get out of Incirlik! -- Sabine Kinkartz, DW


RussInSoCal said...

I had no idea that Merkel was a graduate of the Barack Obama School of Negotiation.

Aizino Smith said...


Fewer hostages.