The information policy of the embarrassing type: US Federal government, apparently, standing in the rain

The Federal government was covered as seldom. The defense Ministry pointed on Wednesday afternoon at the Foreign office, the Foreign office moved. Four and a ha

The information policy of the embarrassing type: US Federal government, apparently, standing in the rain

The Federal government was covered as seldom. The defense Ministry pointed on Wednesday afternoon at the Foreign office, the Foreign office moved. Four and a half hours, after US Secretary of defense Mark Esper about the drastic changes in the presence of US troops in Germany had informed, there was in the evening an official response. The Sub-message is brutal: The Federal government was apparently not informed themselves about the exact plans.

The Minister of state at the Federal foreign office, Niels Annen (SPD) and the Parliamentary state Secretary to the Minister of defence, Peter Tauber (CDU) informed the Bundestag and the "selected Prime Minister of the interior and Prime Minister," it said in the press release.

Then page a few scant information promulgated either by the United States officially, or leaked were followed almost half a DIN-A-4 -. Some of it had rhymed experts in the matter. Of the linings according to current information, the following sites were affected"," it says: currently based in Stuttgart, Germany main USEUCOM and USAFRICOM, the location Vilseck districts (belonging to Grafenwöhr) in Bavaria, and Spangdahlem in Rheinland-Pfalz.

Anne and Tauber emphasize: "The US plans are not yet complete and may be subject to further adjustments. The implementation of some of the installation measures could be effected at short notice, a lot of a long time forward need.“ That was that.

two days Ago, said a spokesman for the defense Ministry: "In the course of the week – that much I can tell you – there will be a coordinated and effective public Expression of both the Americans as well as our Bodies." The sound after the vote, information in the run-up to, and collegiality. But it was not obvious.

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Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 17:26

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