The Berlin SPD and with a foray against the German armed forces visits to schools of criticism. “I’m appalled by the decision of the Berlin SPD, youth officers to ban the Bundeswehr in the schools,” wrote the Deputy Chairman of Bundestag Thomas Oppermann (SPD) on Twitter.

“The BW is democratic, a Parliament army. The soldiers deserve our respect. Who decides such nonsense,should think himself of our schools.”

The Berlin SPD had decided advertising on a national Congress on Saturday a request for a prohibition of the Bundeswehr in schools. “It says military organizations, to advertise at the Berlin schools for the service and work in the military sphere,” is the wording for the motion. Minors must be in an age in which the Central life – and the value of ideas yet to develop. “Accordingly, susceptible you are to military Propaganda and ignorance to the real dangers of a military operation,” reads the notice.

The Ministry of defense criticized the decision. The Bundeswehr is a parliamentary army, and I have a constitutional order, according to a spokesman. In this context, visits by youth were officers and career advisers in schools.

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