On Sunday, the United States called on Germany to send ground troops to northern Syria and asked Germany to increase its military involvement in the fight against terrorist organizations because the United States wanted to withdraw from the area.
Germany said on Monday that it has no plans to send ground troops to Syria and rejects the US request.
The German government spokesperson said: "When I said the government intends to continueWhen measures continue to be taken within the framework of the anti-IS organization, this means that there are no ground forces. "
On Sunday, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria, James Jeffrey, told German media including "World" that the U.S. wants Germany to deploy ground forces in northern Syria. He Hope to get an answer this month.
Germany's mission in the alliance
Germany’s participation in Syria will expire on October 31, which means the parliament will be required to decide what to do after that date. Seibert He pointed out that Germany "has been making a major and internationally recognized contribution to Islamic State radicals for many years."
He added that Germany is currently negotiating with the United States on "how to further develop contacts."p>
The United States has two goals in northeastern Syria: to support U.S.-backed SDF militants, to expel ISIS from northern Syria, and to prevent a re-emergence in a war-torn country.
I hope Europe can help and put pressure on Britain, France and now Germany. Germany has deployed reconnaissance aircraft and other non-combat military support in Syria.
Controversial foreign adventures
Germany’s history has made military expenditures and foreign adventures controversial.
For the first time since World War II, Germany has sent soldiers to fight abroad, and most political factions and the public are still skeptical of this deployment.