Europe Can No Longer Rely On US To "Protect" It: Angela Merkel

It is no longer such that the United States simply protects us, but Europe must take its destiny in its own hands, that's the task of the future, Angela Merkel said.

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Europe Can No Longer Rely On US To 'Protect' It: Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel urged the bloc to take its destiny in its own hands. (File photo)


Aachen:  Europe can no longer rely on the United States to protect it, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, urging the bloc to take its destiny in its own hands.

"It is no longer such that the United States simply protects us, but Europe must take its destiny in its own hands, that's the task of the future," she said, after US President Donald Trump left traditional allies scrambling by ditching the landmark Iran nuclear deal.


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