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.
German humanitarian, financial, and military aid
How Germany is supporting Ukraine
As Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz explained, Germany's position is very clear: we will continue to support Ukraine "for as long as necessary". Since Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022, Germany has sent just under 24 billion euros to Ukraine in humanitarian aid, direct payments, and weapons.