MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT VOTE FOR PEACEKEEPING MISSION AT PARLIAMENTARY
DEBATE IN BERLIN.
Members of parliament vote for the deployment of German troops for the
peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan at the lower house of parliament in
Berlin December 22, 2001. The German parliament launched an
extraordinary debate on Saturday on plans to send up to 1,200 troops to
Afghanistan as part of an international peacekeeping and vote with 535
votes for the deployment of German troops. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch