Europe Edition: Russia, Angela Merkel, Chuck Berry: Your Monday Briefing

Her spokesman reaffirmed Germany’s commitment to contributing 2 percent of its G.D.P. to NATO by 2024. But that did not seem to be enough for Mr. Trump, who insisted on Twitter that Germany owed the alliance “vast sums of money.”

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• Turkey’s diplomatic row with Germany intensified. Turkish Kurds rallied in Frankfurt, calling for a “no” vote in Turkey’s referendum that would increase President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers.

Germany condemned Mr. Erdogan for saying that Ms. Merkel was using “Nazi measures” to suppress Turkish government campaign rallies in Germany. Berlin’s top spy said that he was not…

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