foreign Minister Maas has expressed in his Iraq trip, to Germany, the Refugees can return. The security situation had improved with the withdrawal of the "Islamic state".
a year Ago, the terror was defeated organization "Islamic state" (IS) in Iraq, the military - therefore, the Minister Heiko Maas sees the outside of a first basis for the return of refugees from Germany. "We note here that the security situation has clearly improved," said Maas, with a visit to the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. "This is for Baghdad, but also for large parts of this country."
There is still a lot to do. "But I think the security situation is actually so that you can say, it is also the Basis for this is that people will have to keep a perspective here, but also to get back here," said the foreign Minister.Iraqi foreign Minister evaluated the situation as "excellent"
fled Due to the civil war in their homeland, hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to Germany. At the end of September were registered, according to information from the Federal government to 245,000.
The Iraqi foreign Minister, Mohammed Ali al-Hakim called on his Iraqi compatriots also after a Meeting with Maas to return. He described the security situation in Iraq, even as "excellent".
Meuse rises with a protective vest dressed before his flight to Erbil in Iraq on a transport plane.IS-cells in the North of the country
10. December 2017, had declared the then Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, although the military victory over the terrorist organization, especially in the North of the country around Mosul around IS cells are still active. There it comes again and again to attacks.