Many European politicians and media pundits were profoundly shocked by Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election. However, according to Willy Wimmer, former Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Defense Ministry, with Hillary Clinton as president, a third world war would have been just around the corner. Donald Trump’s victory has prevented a global conflict, Willy Wimmer,

a former Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Defense Ministry and a leading politician of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU), told Sputnik Deutschand on Wednesday. “I was so relieved, like never before, for I had a feeling this morning that this decision saved us from a great war. I believe that the new American President, unlike his opponent, is ready for a reasonable, practicable and trustworthy collaboration with other countries in the world — and that gives me hope,” Wimmer emphasized. READ MORE