Germany must pay US more for pricey defense, tweets Trump
The United States (US) provides Germany “very expensive” defense and the latter must pay the US more for it, according to US President Donald Trump.
He said this through a tweet on March 18 following his first meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but not before calling the meeting “great.”
“Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Nevertheless, Germany owes…..” he tweeted on March 18, according to a The Sydney Morning Herald article published online on March 19.
He continued in another tweet, “…vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany!”
NATO refers to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.