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Monday, December 7, 2009

German Minister Quits Over Afghan Strike Believed to Have Killed Civilians

BERLIN-Germany's labor minister resigned Friday after conceding that a military report on a deadly September airstrike in northern Afghanistan failed to reach him while he held the government's defense portfolio.
Labor Minister Franz Josef Jung made the announcement a day after the head of Germany's armed forces, Gen. Wolfgang Schneiderhan, and deputy Defense Minister Peter Wichert also stepped down.
Jung said he was taking responsibility for the fact that the German military report on the Sept. 4 airstrike didn't reach him, despite his being defense minister at the time....
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Picture Left:Nov. 27: German Labour Minister Franz Josef Jung .(AP)

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