Parliaments voting session is delayed as members debate the question on whether Danish citizens join ISIL should be tried for ankara escort treason.
ankara escort partner The Danish parliaments vote escort ankara on whether to send seven F-16 fighter jets to Iraq to help fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and ankara escort bayan the Levant, or ISIL, was delayed due to a discussion on how to deal with Danish citizens who join the militant group.
The debate between the right wing opposition parties and the government on whether it would be possible to try Danish citizens joining ISIL not only on terrorism charges but also for treason lasted until the late hours of Wednesday night.
Lars Barfoed, the former leader of Conservative Peoples Party, said the conservatives needed assurances that those citizens fighting against Danish soldiers in Iraq face court trial for treason before throwing their weight in favor of deploying the fighters in Iraq.
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced last week that Denmark had agreed to send seven F-16 fighter jets to Iraq for 12 months.
Around 100 Danish citizens are reported to have joined the ISIL. Twenty percent of ISIL members are from Western countries, according to a June report by the Soufan Group, a New York-based security intelligence organization.
Over 12,000 fighters from at least 81 countries have joined the civil war in Syria, and the numbers continue to grow. Around 2,500 are from Western countries, including most members of the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, said the report.
Among more than 15,000 foreign fighters that have gone to Syria to fight alongside ISIL, 2,000 are westerners, CNN reported in mid-September according to a CIA source.