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.
Prime Minister Marin of Finland visits Berlin
The EU must become more sovereign and resilient
Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomed his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin to Berlin. The two heads of state wanted to closely coordinate their positions again ahead of next week’s EU summit. The talks focused primarily on Russia's attack on Ukraine.