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on February 7, 2015 in World News

German defense minister warns against arming Ukraine troops

German defense minister warns against arming Ukraine troops The German defense minister has warned that arming Ukrainian soldiers to help them fight pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine would only inflame the crisis in the country. “Are we sure that we would be improving the situation for the people in Ukraine by delivering weapons?” Ursula von der Leyen asked during the 51st Munich Security Conference in the German city on Friday. The remarks from von der Leyen underlined an emerging rift between Europe and the United States about how to tackle the conflict. Under pressure from some members of the Congress,… View Article

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