Disinfo: Bundestag demands expulsion of US troops


The Bundestag demands the expulsion of US troops. The presence of the American armed forces and their provocative redistribution are becoming a major reason for “increasing tensions in relations with Russia.”


The claim is manipulative and misleading.

Representatives of the Bundestag parliamentary faction of Die Linke introduced a motion (Deucksache 19/14152, 17.10.2019) with the title "Withdrawal of US soldiers from Germany" into the Bundestag.

It cannot be claimed that the whole German parliament, the Bundestag, demanded the expulsion of US-troops, as it is just a few Bundestag-members.




  • Reported in: Issue 171
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/10/2019
  • Language/target audience: German
  • Country: Russia, US, Germany
  • Keywords: Anti-Russian, US presence in Europe


Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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