Top German Diplomat Says Berlin Can 'No Longer Recognize’ America | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Top German Diplomat Says Berlin Can 'No Longer Recognize’ America

“We no longer recognize our America,” stated the German Foreign Minister on Saturday, suggesting that Washington is using a new and unfamiliar diplomatic playbook in Europe.

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel acknowledged during Saturday‘s Munich Security Conference that Berlin has, since World War II, benefited more from US assistance than any other European country, but decried the current ‘America First' foreign policy of US President Donald Trump and his cabinet.

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Gabriel noted that historically, Germany "eagerly learned" from the US about Washington-style democracy, including its business-friendly deregulated trade regimes and strong-arm tactics using favorable international laws, but he nonetheless complained, "Is it deeds, is it words, is it tweets we should look at to measure America?" cited by the Associated Press.

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