German chancellor Angela Merkel has described Emmanuel Macron’s criticism of NATO as „drastic” hours after the French president said that the transatlantic alliance was „experiencing brain death” because a lack of coordination and an increasingly unpredicatable U.S. White House.
„The French president has chosen drastic words. That is not my point of view regarding cooperation within NATO. I think such a sweeping blow is not neccessary,” Merkel said, speaking alongside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Berlin.
Source: Euro News