What would happen if Putin were to succeed? The consequences for us would be much more costly – in every respect – than our assistance for Ukraine. This is one reason why I today signed an agreement with Volodymyr Zelensky in which we commit to providing long-term support. Chancellor Scholz in the new episode of Kanzler kompakt.
Federal Chancellor Scholz at the Munich Security Conference
Nothing less than peace in Europe is at stake
At the Munich Security Conference, Federal Chancellor Scholz reiterated that Germany stands by Ukraine. And he underlined the importance of Europe – “as a strong pillar in the transatlantic alliance, an unmistakable voice for democracy, freedom and justice, and America’s closest friend.”