German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen attends the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa at the King Hussein Convention Centre at the Dead Sea May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Germany's defense minister says no decision has been made whether to pull troops out of an air base in Turkey, but that there are alternatives.Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday she has just visited an alternative base in Jordan, and "it is an interesting alternative". But she says there will be more talks with Turkey in coming days about the decision to block German lawmakers from visiting the 270 troops stationed at Incirlik -- prompting the discussion over a possible move.
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