Donald Trump Claims Germany ‘Controlled’ By Russia


President Donald Trump claimed a pipeline project has made Germany “totally controlled” by and “captive to Russia” during a combative breakfast Wednesday that kicked off what was already expected to be a fraught NATO summit.

Trump, in a testy exchange with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, took issue with the US protecting Germany when the European nation is making deals with Russia.

The president appeared to be referring to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would bring gas from Russia to Germany’s northeastern Baltic coast, bypassing Eastern European nations like Poland and Ukraine and doubling the amount of gas Russia can send directly to Germany.

The vast undersea pipeline is opposed by the US and some other EU members, who warn it could give Moscow greater leverage over Western Europe. Read More

You may also read!

Delhi on High Alert After JeM Threats Circulate on WhatsApp

National capital New Delhi was on Saturday put on a high alert after threats of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror

Read More...

Predator drones on top of Nirmala Sitharaman’s agenda in US visit

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will embark on a three-day bilateral visit to US in December first week with the

Read More...

Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits Headquarters Central Command in Lucknow

The Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited the Headquarters Central Command and 11 Gorkha

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu