Germany’s government refused to agree to a key U.S. demand to designate the entire Lebanese Islamic militia Hezbollah a terrorist organization as part of the Iran nuclear talks that seek to rein in the bellicose mullah regime in Tehran.
The rockets used in the recent chemical attacks in Syria that poisoned dozens of civilians, including children, were “Made in Germany,” Bild reports.
German politicians and the media seem to be growing impatient with the U.S. Senate’s failure to confirm President Trump’s choice for ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, more than four months after the longtime foreign policy expert was formally nominated.
While tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest, the German government is taking heat for what some are calling its pro-regime policy in Iran, and its decision to allow sanctuary and medical treatment for an alleged mass murderer from the Islamic Republic.
Iran continues efforts to advance its missile program in possible violation of an international agreement, and at least on occasion with the aid of a Chinese company, according to a damning recent report from a German intelligence agency.