“Germany” responded to criticism of “Trump”, which he described as “captive” of Russia.
“We are not prisoners, neither to Russia nor the United States,” German Foreign Minister Haiku Mas told reporters on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Brussels. “We are one of the guarantors of the free world and we will stay that way.”
Berlin plans to increase military spending by up to 80 percent by 2024, he said.
“It is wrong for Germany to support a $ 11 billion gas pipeline project in the Baltic Sea to import Russian gas while slowing its defense spending,” Tramp told Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, in a fierce public attack on Germany. Of the alliance. “