German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Russia must end its war on Ukraine as soon as possible.
He at the press conference emphasizedThe actions of the Russian Federation are causing suffering to almost the entire world.
“Russia’s attack on Ukraine and its far-reaching consequences are causing suffering for almost the entire world. We share the opinion: Russia must end its aggression as soon as possible,” Scholz said.
He personally thanked Turkey and its leader for playing a constructive and important role in Ukraine’s grain exports despite ongoing fighting.
“It is a pity that Moscow did not extend this agreement,” the chancellor added.
He also noted that Russia was violating the long-standing rule that borders cannot be changed by force with its war.
“This is a change of times, which threatens European security,” the head of the German government insisted.
On November 13, Scholz said he was willing to talk to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, but first Russian troops had to leave Ukraine.
On November 11, it was reported that Germany will double military aid to Ukraine in 2024 – instead of 4 billion euros, they will allocate 8 billion.
On November 10, Scholz and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that Russia’s war against Ukraine could continue. «Very long” and insisted on being prepared for a “long journey”.
On November 8, it became known that the Rheinmetall concern would supply Ukraine with 100,000 mortar shells.
On November 6, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said the Taurus missiles «“doesn’t change the rules of the game” in Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, and nothing new can be said about transferring these missiles to the armed forces.