<figure> <img src="https://cdni.rt.com/files/2018.07/article/5b48b860dda4c85a138b457c.jpg"> <figcaption> / <span class="copyright">Free</span></figcaption> </figure> <strong>As US President Donald Trump makes waves in Britain with his unique diplomatic style, German public television is apparently taking revenge for his demeaning remarks about the country made earlier this week.</strong> The Twitter account of ‘heute’ – a news program on Germany public TV channel ZDF – published photos of Trump during his trip to the UK, but with the president replaced by a baby Trump balloon, which anti-Trump protesters flew above London. The readers appear to greatly appreciate the photoshopped images.
During a two-day NATO summit in Brussels this week Trump criticized Germany and its Chancellor Angela Merkel for buying fuel from Russia and building a pipeline that would secure a supply of energy into the future.
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Trump claimed the arrangement made Germany a “captive” of Russia and said he would not tolerate it, especially as Berlin spends less on defense than it should under its NATO commitments.
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