German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (L) and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier give a press conference on August 20, 2014 in Berlin. They announced that Germany is ready to send arms to help Iraqi Kurds. (AFP/Getty Images)
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