Trump orders nearly 10K troops removed from Germany in ‘unacceptable’ move

President Trump last week directed the Pentagon to cut the number of US troops stationed in Germanyby 9,500, removing about a quarter of the forces in the country.

A top German official said it was “unacceptable” — and could impact the longstanding relationship between the NATO allies.

“This is completely unacceptable, especially since nobody in Washington thought about informing its NATO ally Germany in advance,” Peter Beyer, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, told the Rheinische Post newspaper, according to Reuters.

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