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Germany Backtracks on Defense Spending Promises

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Germany on Monday walked back its promise to swiftly raise defense spending to at least 2 percent of its economic output — breaching the key commitment made days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to become a more serious military force.
Published 2 months ago · Berlin, Germany

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Germany Backtracks on Defense Spending Promises

“Germany on Monday walked back its promise to swiftly raise defense spending to at least 2 percent of its economic output — breaching the key commitment made days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to become a more serious military force,” Politico reports.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Germany says will reach NATO spending target by 2025

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2 months ago
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Germany: About that defense spending increase we promised...

2 months ago·Arlington, United States
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Germany backtracks on defense spending promises made after Ukraine invasion

Days after Russia invaded Ukraine, Chancellor Olaf Scholz pledged to meet long ignored military spending targets of 2 percent of GDP.

2 months ago
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