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.
Three points from my long phone call with #Putin today: There must be a ceasefire in #Ukraine as quickly as possible. The claim that Nazis are in power there is false. And I also reminded him about Russia’s responsibility for the global food situation.