Germany's Foreign Minister 'We Are Seeing What Happens When the U.S. Pulls Back'

In an interview, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Germany to pay greater attention to the future of the EU. He warns that there are no vacuums in international politics and that when the U.S. withdraws, Russia or China step in.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron

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