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.
2022 has been a difficult year characterised by Russia’s attack on Ukraine – but also by cohesion and strength. Those are Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s words in his New Year’s address. “Let’s continue with courage and confidence along the path we have set out on,” the Chancellor says. “May this New Year be a good one for you all!”