Following the attacks in Paris, the United Nations Security Council accepted a resolution drafted by France which allows United Nations members to “take all necessary measures” in the fight against IS. from Germany’s largest political party the (CDU) said diplomatic efforts “would not stand a chance” without military action.
A statement from the Germany’s army said they are due to deploy their military “on the territory of states whose governments have given approval” to target IS. They are also set to increase soldier numbers in Iraq to 150 where they are training and arming fighters.
Support for German action in Syria follows the first attacks by the United Kingdom when it bombed an oil field controlled by IS in on Thursday. The United States has led a coalition campaign since 2014 bombing IS in Syria which was joined by France in late September.
A member of Germany’s, , questioned if military action has come too early without a wider plan, saying airstrikes alone “do not amount to a military strategy”. of Germany’s argued that “it is simply a lie” that German action will impact negatively on IS.
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