German Chancellor Merkel: We just had a very fundamental discussion at NATO

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking on the sideline of NATO summit, was noted saying that we had a very intense summit and there was a very fundamental discussion.

Key quotes:

   •  German boost in defence spending is well underway.
   •  European allies have made clear that they are responding to a new security situation.
   •  Trump demanded a change in burden sharing in NATO.
   •  The result is a clear commitment from everyone.
   •  Security is a different issue from trade and tariff discussions.

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