The Iranian airline, Mahan Air, has been banned from operating out of Germany’s airports according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Christofer Burger, speaking from a press conference in Berlin, on Monday.

“It is in the foreign-policy interests of Germany not to allow any air traffic from companies that support the war in Syria and contribute to the oppression of people in war zones,” stated Burger.

Government spokesperson Steffen Seibert dismissed the idea that the decision had been made due to US pressure stating that “it is simply the case that it cannot be ruled out that this airline could transport cargo to Germany that also negatively impact our security concerns.”

Seibert added that these concerns were particularly valid given the government’s “knowledge of terrorist activities from the Iranian side and Iranian agencies in Europe in the past.”

The Tehran based airline, which offered flights between its homebase and the German cities of Munich and Dusseldorf, has already been blacklisted by the US government.

 

 

Credit: Ruptly

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LidMad88
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Iran contributing to oppression of people in war zones in Syria? What the h**l have these guys been smoking? “Strange” how they’re not sanctioning companies and people that support Al Qaida.

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There are already MANY Qaedans and Qaeda-linked creeps sanctioned and jailed in the EU. This is not at German level alone.

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@LidMad88, who makes You think Germany doesn’t sanction companies trading with Qaeda. Apart from the fact that Germany rarely sanctions.

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Madam Merkel is bowing to the US threat of sanctions, it seems.

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Either that or the German glove puppet has an Israeli hand up her a**e controlling proceedings. This is just minor stuff compared with the billions and billions of money extorted from the German people in holohoax reparations, which i believe they are still paying to this day.

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@rabbe, the holocaust was just as real as the Allied war crimes against German civilians and POWs – that may have killed up to 12 million AFTER the armistice. All feel entitled to take nations into Sippenhaft for putative crimes of leaders.
p.s. The Zionist banking leaders started what the Fascists considered a blood feud in WW I by financing the Entente’s victory. But whoever started, the loser pays the wergeld. The only complaint can be that the Semites still slander and haggle after they have been paid. Because weregild is a restitution / Wiedergutmachung.

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Looks like the Palestinians will be in for a bumper pay out then ?

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@rabbe, did the Palestinians win?

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@ Stern; I know the official holocaust narrative is bogus, a brief search through the archives and published material reveals this. That is the reason why it is a crime in many European countries to question the official narrative, but it is not a crime to question allied war crimes.
After all we don’t want the ” truth” of how the NA-tional ZI-onists manipulated these events to be exposed do we ?
If the truth is Kosher why subject it to the protection of ridiculous laws ?

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@rabbe, more or less factual. Except that the numbers are hard to verify and calculate. All manipulate them according to interests.

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You forget the last June affair where an Austria-based Iranian diplomat provided explosives to Belgium-living Iranian citizens (likely linked to IRGC) after having drove through Germany in order perform a terrorist attack in France… And this at the same time Rouhani was travelling in Europe, trying to get upport against Trump’s sanctions.

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@Daeshbags-Sux, You forget that that is not the reason why this airline was banned.

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Hi Daeshbags, defending Israels policies again.
Question, how do you know that there is any truth behind that story?
How do you know that it wasn’t a lie to help the war mungers who are working towards the next war to let the stupid goyim fight for Israel?
If you did not notice that politicians and secret services and journalists in Western countries are willing to deceive the citizens in their countries, afraid for retaliation, then I say to you, ¨Welcome on planet earth.”.

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@ Harrie, in an open forum we all defend what we deem right.

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Merkels true Name is Kaczmarziek and shes of polish jewish Khazar origin she is aist slave to the rothshild elites tfouu on khazar jews and wahabis they destroyed Germany and all Arab countrys and today they force all to hate Iran

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Not all European Jews are Khazars ffs.

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@LidMad88, IMHO right. And very few Lutherans are Semites e.g. Jews and none are Khazars. Khazar decendents are normally either of Muslim or Judaic religion.

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Oh, yet another racist creep not getting anything about how the world is going… Well, if you read his preferred book, you’ll soon notice it pretends the Earth being flat and that in the foetus, bones forms before the flesh.
Science already proved these assertions as total stupidities, same for racism.
Oh, BTW, the #1 ethnicity in Syria are Aramaeans = …
JEWS!

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@Umar, Angelika Merkel was born Kasner, married Merkel, devorced later and re-married Prof. Sauer.

Her family is Lutheran, her father is pastor – the family is of mixed West Slavic German descend. Lutherans of that descend are normally German speaking. And they are not considered Polish because Polaks are Catholics and speak Polish. Get me?

Jews, Polish and Khazar have other religions and ethnicities – You are likely per DNA type or religion more Jewish Ashkenazi, Catholic Polak or Muslim Khazar than me or she.

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So does that mean Germany bans USA airlines for been illegally in Syria helping the FSA, HTS, ISIS and other proxies? France too? UK? Australia? Israel. Seems to be a bit one-sided there eh Mr Burger.

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@Cindy, which airlines have been aiding FSA, HTS, ISIS and other proxies and are not banned in Germany?

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Ok I will clarify for you because you seemed to miss my point. Lets start with this quote from Burger in regards to why he is banning Iranian airline’s…“It is in the foreign-policy interests of Germany not to allow any air traffic from companies that support the war in Syria and contribute to the oppression of people in war zones,” stated Burger.” So basically Iran is been penalised because it is destroying ISIS in Syria, we all know that Iran is only in Syria to destroy ISIS. Soooooo If Germany is banning Iranian airlines from german skies because Iran is… Read more »

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@Cindy, Okay I will clarify for you because you seemed to miss my point. My comment was a direct answer to Your and not to the article.

Your comment was based on a totally fictional if.

And the minister did something that was not based on German type law. So he could not ban any that had a good attorney and any vitamin b / wasta.

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@Cindy: and You totally missed my comment and opinion on the minister’s action:

Quote: Stern Daler: Myself: Madam Merkel is bowing to the US threat of sanctions, it seems.

Means: I personally regard it illegal to sanction private firms without UNSC endorsement. They bear no legal accountability for their states’ offenses. This is an ill practice only covered by English based and US law.

And the US have been pushing Germany on this and other issues.

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ISIS was never helped by USA, actually, the ISIS monster was created by IRGC. Two of the 3 al-Nusra (HTS) leaders were killed by drones, one using an AGM-114 Hellfire, the other likely using a GBU-44 Viper Strike (entering the roof of a car and killing anyone inside while having zero collateral damages is typical of GBU-44. At the present day, Viper Strike hasn’t been exported outside USA). Actually, US congress NEVER voted any budget at backing any militia but SDF into Syria (and SDF is seriously kicking IS and other jihadi groups’ a$$es). Some corrupted US politicians, likely on… Read more »

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@Daeshbags-Sux, You miss that IS was created by US actions. People who lost their position in live by the US invasion of Iraq joined the Jihadi and made them dangerous. Example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haji_Bakr = Spiegel’s research. Then the US/KSA oil war on Syria destabilized Syria and opened a window of opportunity for IS. The US and “Friends of Syria” provided the weapons for IS. They funded and armed their “legitimate” rebels. And CAR (Conflict Armament Research) reports have shown how fast the spread from “vetted” mercenaries of the US – to outright terrorists (in US eyes) was.

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rabbi drewzif

Facepalm … for over an hour. :(:(:(

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@rabbe, I do not understand. Slowly and in German. 🙁

What is wrong with my assessment that the US did not directly fund or found IS but were causal to its creation?

p.s. I can provide links to CAR reports also.
My argument is not taken from the empty air.
I did not try to pull the rabbit out of my hat.

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The comment was directed at Daeshs diatribe Stern … my bad.
Yes i agree with your assessment that the US were instrumental to the creation of ISIS.
There is no credible evidence to support Daeshs comment that IS are an Iranian creation, IT IS HE WHO IS THE MAGICIAN AND PULLING RABBITS OUT OF HATS LOL 🙂

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@rabbe, not Your fault. Comments here do not indent anymore after several posts.

p.s. I do not doubt that notre ami might have some dated info but IMHO there is no prove of Iranian support such as giving asylum to individuals or anything in the time frame of the IS & Qaeda participation in the Syrian war. At least I am not aware of any evidence for such claims that is able to withstand checks.