31 iulie 2020

German defence minister calls planned U.S. troop withdrawal ‘regrettable’


Open this photo in gallery German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer walks past an army helicopter in Daun, Germany, on July 24, 2020. WOLFGANG RATTAY/Reuters Germany’s defence minister on Friday described the planned withdrawal of some 12,000 U.S. troops from her country as “regrettable,” while suggesting it underlines the need for Europe to do more for its own security. American defence leaders said Wednesday that the U.S. will bring about 6,400 troops home and shift about 5,600 to [...]