Germany, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 15. The Principle of Precautions in Attack
At the CDDH, the Federal Republic of Germany stated that the word “feasible” in Article 57 of the 1977 Additional Protocol I should be interpreted “as meaning what is practicable or practically possible, taking into account all circumstances at the time, including those relevant to the success of military operations”.
At the CDDH, the Federal Republic of Germany stated:
Commanders and others responsible for planning, deciding upon or executing an attack necessarily have to reach decisions on the basis of their assessment of the information from all sources which is available to them at the relevant time.