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German top officials disagree on ‘war with Putin'

Posted On: Dec 8, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

German top officials disagree on ‘war with Putin'

Health minister Karl Lauterbach said Berlin is locked in a direct conflict and Defense Minister Lambrecht promptly denies that this is so
Two federal ministers in the German government have offered mutually exclusive assessments over whether Germany is at war with Russia. The difference of opinion became obvious after health minister Karl Lauterbach claimed Berlin was a belligerent nation pitted against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
On Saturday, Lauterbach took to Twitter, inquiring: “Seriously: What on earth should kneeling before Putin bring now?”
“We are at war with Putin and not his psychotherapists,” the official went on.
He insisted that Germany's focus should be on ensuring Ukraine's victory on the battlefield.
According to Lauterbach, “whether Putin's psyche can handle that is irrelevant.”
The tweet came in response to a suggestion made earlier by philosopher David Precht, who argued that individual NATO member states should give Russia guarantees that Ukraine will not join the military alliance....

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