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German defence minister slams Trump statement on NATO as incorrect

Berlin (dpa) – Germany’s defence minister on Sunday criticized as “incorrect” US President Donald Trump’s assertion that Berlin owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and Washington. Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said that “there is no debt account at NATO.” She said Germany aimed to reach the benchmark 2 per cent of gross domestic…

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