PressTV-Trump pushing Germans toward Russia, China

Policies forged under US President Donald Trump could push Germany towards Russia and China, warns the former German ambassador to the United States.

Wolfgang Ischinger made the comments in an interview with Reuters on Monday ahead of the publication of his book “World in Danger.”

“The longer Trump remains in office, the harder it will be to stand up to those in this country and elsewhere in Europe who have been arguing since the Vietnam war that we need to cut the cord with America the bully,” said Ischinger, who currently serves as the chairman of the Munich Security Conference. “It would become much harder for the German government to stay the course and defend this relationship… And the forces calling for a closer relationship with countries like Russia or China might be emboldened.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and US President Donald Trump (C) make a statement to the press, next to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…

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