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Trump accuses Germany of being ‘a captive of Russia’

by Demetri Sevastopulo, Michael Peel and Tobias Buck

July 11, 2018 | 5:58 pm
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Trump accuses Germany of being ‘a captive of Russia’

US president Donald Trump has accused Berlin of being “a captive of Russia” for allowing a new Moscow-backed gas pipeline project to be built to northern Germany and attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel for failing to spend enough on Europe’s defence. The broadside came in the opening hours of a Nato summit in Brussels on Wednesday that allies…

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by Demetri Sevastopulo, Michael Peel and Tobias Buck

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