On the return flight of his unexpected visit to Iraq, the American president Donald Trump, made a stopover in the German city of Ramstein where American soldiers are stationed.
According to the White House landed on Air Force One safely on the U.s. air force. Trump made the landing to the stationed American soldiers to meet.
Trump had earlier Wednesday in the company of first lady Melania a surprise visit to U.s. troops in Iraq. The spokeswoman of the White House, told that the couple wed night leaves secretly from Washington had left.
It is the first time that Trump a conflict zone has visited since he was almost two years ago, became president. He was therefore the last time critics. After Trump in addition, last month a visit to a military cemetery of the First world War in France afzegde because of the rain, was the criticism louder.
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During his visit in Iraq has the president’s decision to the U.s. troops out of Syria to withdraw defended. “I think a lot of people will heave to my way of thinking. It is time that we go head to use,” said Trump during the visit.
According to Trump, the two thousand soldiers there is not more needed because the terrorist organization Islamic State is defeated.
In addition, Trump also decided to have half of the 14,000 U.s. military personnel present in Afghanistan to pull back. The Us secretary of Defense James Mattis announced therefore, earlier this week. Trump said during the visit in Iraq that he has no plans to the soldiers who are there to pull back.
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