MERKEL DISPUTES TRUMP'S NATO DEBT CLAIM

MRS MERKEL SAID DEFENCE SPENDING IS NOT JUST ABOUT CONTRIBUTIONS TO NATO, BUT ALSO ABOUT EUROPEAN CONTRIBUTIONS IN AFRICA FOR EXAMPLE, UN MISSIONS .

THE FIGURE IS CURRENTLY AT 1.23 PERCENT, THOUGH GERMANY HAS BEEN RAISING DEFENCE SPENDING AND MRS MERKEL HAS STRESSED ITS COMMITMENT TO REACHING THE TARGET BY 2024.

"Of course the role of Germany has changed," Mrs Merkel said ...

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