The Ambassador of Germany in USA: American troops are in Germany not for protection

American troops are in Germany to protect the country. This was stated by the Ambassador of Germany in the United States Emily Haber.

“American troops are not to protect Germany. They are to protect transatlantic security, and also for a demonstration of American power in Africa, in Asia,” she said.

Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump has promised to reduce the number of us military personnel in Germany up to 25 thousand persons, reminds RIA Novosti. He recalled that Berlin is behind on their payments to NATO. Meanwhile, according to trump, Germany pays one cent and gets two. “They have billions and billions of dollars”, — said the American leader. He also was indignant with that “Germany pays Russia billions of dollars for energy, and the US needs to protect them from Russia.”