The Deputy Speaker of Germany's Bundestag and Vice President of the German Free Democratic Party, Wolfgang Kubicki, has called for the expulsion of US Ambassador Richard Grenell after the latter criticised Germany for failing to meet NATO's 1.5% target for defence spending.

In a statement to German magazine Der Spiegel on 19 March, Kubicki also demanded that Germany's foreign minister declare Grenell persona non grata for what Kubicki said was unwelcome interference from the American diplomat...

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