A soldier stands behind a MG3 automatic weapon that is part of a German military aid shipment for Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq at a storage facility of the Bundeswehr armed forces in Waren

A soldier stands behind a MG3 automatic weapon that is part of a German military aid shipment for Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq at a storage facility of the Bundeswehr armed forces in Waren

A soldier stands behind a MG3 automatic weapon that is part of a German military aid shipment for Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq at a storage facility of the Bundeswehr armed forces in Waren, north of Berlin, September 18, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government's taboo-breaking decision to send arms to Kurds fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, telling parliament on Monday that the group posed a major security threat to Germany and Europe. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) - RTR46R3J

May 1, 2017 3:46 PM (UTC+8)