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Lawmaker: Germany Will Send Tornado Jets to Syria

Germany will deploy Tornado reconnaissance jets to support France in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, a senior lawmaker for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives confirmed on Thursday. "Germany will be a more active contributor than it has been until now," Henning Otte, defence expert for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) said in a statement on Thursday. "Not only will we bolster our training mission in northern Iraq but we will, among...

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