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US Ambassador to Germany receives threats

IANS  |  Washington 

Richard Grenell, the US to Germany, has been receiving threats including at least one against his life, the media reported on Friday.

In January, he received a letter, which was sent directly to him, asked him to leave or he would be killed, reported.

Signed by the "Society for the New Truth" it was one of several threats that have been sent to the embassy.

Grenell's spokesperson, told that "we do not publicly discuss security issues and procedures".

Grenell is a controversial figure in his host country, warning the against pursuing a to Russia, using Chinese technology and business contracts with

A former Republican to the UN, Grenell has carved an incendiary path since presenting his diplomatic credentials to German in May 2018, clashing with officials, businesses and the media.

Trump's 52-year-old has become such a polarising figure that a large protest against him had been planned for early 2019 in

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 11:26 IST
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