US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has caused uproar by declaring that he wants to ‘empower’ European conservatives. He made the comments during an interview with right-wing media outlet Breitbart News.
Richard Grenell has demanded an investigation after a journalist for a respected newsweekly in Germany was caught falsifying reports from the US. The magazine has rejected claims of anti-Americanism.
US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has welcomed German companies' decision to comply with US sanctions and stop business with Iran. Washington warned firms that trade with Iran that they could face repercussions.
The new US ambassador to Germany defended planned US tariffs, but said the ball is in Brussels' court. Grenell already made headlines for his Tweet calling on German companies to "immediately" wind down business in Iran.
Richard Grenell has become the new US ambassador to Germany after the US Senate confirmed his nomination. The confirmation comes a day before Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version