American troop withdrawal: Kretschmann, Söder, Bouffier and Dreyer appeal to Congress

The Prime Minister of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse have appealed to us Congress members, against a deduction of in Germany, troops

American troop withdrawal: Kretschmann, Söder, Bouffier and Dreyer appeal to Congress

The Prime Minister of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse have appealed to us Congress members, against a deduction of in Germany, troops stationed units to use. "We ask you to support us to loosen the bond of friendship but to consolidate and to maintain the US presence in Germany and Europe also for the future", - stated in the Malu Dreyer (SPD) from Rheinland-Pfalz, Winfried Kretschmann (Green) from Baden-Württemberg, Markus Söder (CSU) in Bavaria, and Volker Bouffier (CDU) of Hesse, signed letter, before the F. A., for example.

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Political correspondent in the state of Baden-Württemberg.

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The Letter is addressed to a total of 13 members of the Senate and of the house of representatives, involved in the corresponding committees with defence and security policy issues. The three Prime Minister Söder, Kretschmann, and Bouffier, as well as Minister-President Dreyer argue that the American military training grounds, hospitals, airfields and stationed units are the "backbone" of the American presence in Europe and, as a result, the ability of the Nato guarantee. These numerous facilities would have to necessarily remain the same, one could not assess its significance for the transatlantic partnership is high enough.

Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 11:19

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