VILNIUS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that the NATO military alliance has no choice but to improve its defense capabilities.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
“It is unavoidable for NATO to boost its defense alliance,” she told a news conference in Vilnius.
Reporting by Andrius Sytas; Writing by Michelle Martin; Editing by Joseph Nasr