German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Berlin will support its allies in Syria but remained confident that it would need require German military intervention as she spoke alongside Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen in the German capital on Thursday.

“Germany will not participate in any military operations, but we will support any effort which will put down a marker to say the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable,” she explained. “If the Permanent Representatives in the UNSC take steps, we would support them.”

She added that Russia’s refusal to accept the US’s UNSC draft resolution, which would help to identify the perpetrators of the chemical weapon use, does not put the Kremlin ‘in the best of lights.’

Rasmussen said that NATO and the EU must remain united as Russia ‘continues to disregard international principles.’

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German constitution does not allow to participate in military adventurism.
Strictly only defence action either in the framework of NATO or EU treaties. Else UNSC sanctioned peace keeping or other missions.

p.s. Guess You have to know that to totally understand her.

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What a crock – she is really bad news. Will support a scam.

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Someone on Twitter pointed out to me that the US UNSC resolution that Merkel is “lamenting” the Russian veto of, was a Title VII resolution, meaning a call for investigations, BUT, also, an authorization to use force to resolve the unproven “problem.”

God bless the Russians.

I just find the insanity astounding, given the nuclear stakes.