Germany rebukes Tillerson over call for Nato allies to boost defense spending

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US secretary of state reaffirms Washington’s commitment to Nato but urges countries to spend agreed target of 2% of economic output on defense

The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has reassured his nervous European counterparts over Washington’s commitment to Nato, but his calls for them again to spend more on defense triggered a rebuke from Germany.

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