a number of European countries have been reluctant to respond to demands from Washington and Syria, prisoners of IS fighters in their European home countries back. President Donald Trump called on the European allies, some 800 captured IS fighters to withdraw. These were mostly been from the U.S.-supported Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in captivity. Europe should not respond to the demands that would force the United States to put the fighter on free foot, tweeted Trump in the night to Sunday. Also Kurdish fighters do not criticise for a long time that European States were yet to take back their citizens.
From the foreign office in Berlin said on Sunday, although they have knowledge of cases of German nationals should be located in the North of Syria in custody. Own findings are not available. Consular assistance in Syria is not after the closure of the German Embassy in Damascus continues to be, in fact, possible. Approximately 270 German women and their children are still in the Region of Syria and Iraq, said a spokeswoman for the Federal Ministry of the interior.
German foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Sunday evening in the ARD-show "Anne Will," a return of foreign fighters, he said, "if it is guaranteed that these people will be here immediately leads to a procedure before the court, if they also come in the form of detention". For this you need information and calculation procedure are not guaranteed. "And as long as that is not the case, I think it is also to realize extremely difficult," said Maas.
France said in January ready to IS fighters to take back
In Denmark, met the demand of the US President, Trump on rejection. "It is some of the most dangerous people in the world, and we should not take them back," said Michael Aastrup Jensen, the foreign policy spokesman of the Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The legal Affairs competent spokesperson for the social Democrats, Trine Bramsen, said that the IS-trailer would have to serve their sentences in the countries where they had committed.
Harsh tones, there was also from the UK, where currently about the wish to Return to a 19-Year-old is being discussed, who had joined the IS and now with a newborn in Syria is firmly seated. Interior Minister Sajid Javid had already expressed before the appeal Trumps opposition to a return of IS-followers: "My message is clear - if someone supports terrorist organizations abroad, I will not hesitate to prevent his return." The British justice Minister, David Gauke stressed, however, that there could be a rejection of the return of desire legal problems. You should not make people stateless, he said the TV station Sky News.
Only France had already announced in January, to 130 the IS-fighters. Defence Minister Florence Parly warned in a guest contribution to the newspaper Le Parisien prior to this, the Kurdish forces after the withdrawal of the USA in Syria in the lurch. Of the West owe the Kurds a great deal.