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Germany accepting its responsibility ‘is welcome,’ says ret. US General Ben Hodges

The former US general in Europe praised the defense budget increases announced by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. He also told DW that "nobody should be surprised" at Putin's threat of using nuclear weapons.

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