Berlin Takes On Washington German Foreign Minister Pushes for NATO Nuclear Drawdown

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has been vocal in his demands that the US remove its nuclear weapons from German soil. Now he is calling for NATO to discuss the issue at an upcoming meeting, despite outspoken American opposition to his proposal.
The Ramstein military base in Germany. There are some 20 US nuclear missiles based in Germany.

The Ramstein military base in Germany. There are some 20 US nuclear missiles based in Germany.

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