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 German parliament approves military campaign against Islamic State in Syria, - Reuters

Germany's lower house of parliament on Friday approved government plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State in Syria.

This is announced by Censor.NET citing Reuters.

Of the 598 lawmakers who took part in the vote, 445 voted for, 146 against and seven abstained.

Read more: First UK's Syria airstrikes target oil fields controlled by ISIL, - BBC

The mission will include sending six Tornado reconnaissance jets, a frigate to help protect the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, refueling aircraft and up to 1,200 military personnel. Germany will not join countries like Britain, France, the United States and Russia in conducting airstrikes.

 
 
 
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