He said: “I think we would like to see a faster Europe. We love the idea of a unified Europe.
“But what we really need is a Europe that’s innately with the West, that doesn’t take nine days to think about which side they are on in Venezuela, but that immediately looks at the situation and says, ‘Iran is a terrorist regime.’”
Leading voices are set to take to the stage during the Munich Security Conference, with French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attending the event for the first time.
Germany President Walter Steinmeier is set to open the conference this morning, with more than 35 heads of state or Government, as well as over 100 foreign and defence ministers expected to attend.