In future Germany is to step up its support for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali. As of February, up to 1,000 German soldiers can be deployed within the framework of the UN mission.
Up to 150 German soldiers are to train Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi security forces (Source: Bundeswehr/Wilke)
Bundeswehr troops are to continue to train the Peshmerga and Iraq’s armed forces. The German government has decided to extend the assignment in northern Iraq. Germany is thus stepping up its fight against the terrorist organisation IS.