German officials confirmed a report that Israel had asked Germany to provide it with Patriot missiles. Germany’s Defense Ministry said Monday that Israel sought the missiles to help defend against an Iraqi missile attack if the United States attacks Baghdad. The ministry said it was studying the Israeli request, but gave no further details.
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