Angela Merkel hits back at Donald Trump at Nato summit

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Chancellor says Germany makes independent decisions, after US president said it was controlled by Russia

Angela Merkel pushed back against Donald Trump’s extraordinary tirade against Germany on the first day of the Nato summit in Brussels on Wednesday, denying her country was “totally controlled” by Russia and saying it made its own independent decisions and policies.

In less blunt language than the US president’s, the German chancellor made the point that she needed no lessons in dealing with authoritarian regimes, recalling she had been brought up in East Germany when it had been part of the Soviet Union’s sphere of influence.

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