Trump: NATO Discussed Pipeline from Russia to Germany ‘at Length’

Breitbart | 7/12/2018 | Staff
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President Donald Trump told reporters in a late-breaking news conference Thursday that the pipeline from Russia to Germany was discussed “at length” during the NATO conference.

“Nobody brought it up but me and we all are talking about it now,” Trump said of security threats posed with Germany paying Russia for the new gas pipeline and depending on Russia as an energy source.

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The president had very directly brought up the pipeline with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a breakfast meeting on Wednesday, Trump’s first event at the summit. He not only voiced concern over the payments from Germany to Russia for the pipeline, and the problem of dependence on Russia as an energy source, but the conflict that it presents when the U.S. and other NATO partners spend large amounts to help defend against Russia.

Trump stated during his press conference that “Germany has increased very substantially...
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