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Putin does not need to wait for Western aid to Ukraine to stop

Europe is increasing its contribution to support Ukraine and the United States finally has to do what it has long promised to do.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s journalists reported this before the start of negotiations with US President Joe Biden, a reporter for Ukrinform.

The head of the German government said that he will talk to the American leader about the need to increase the contribution of the US and the EU to ensure the defense of Ukraine, in particular, it is about the supply of equipment and ammunition.

“I want us to make it clear together that Putin does not expect our aid to Ukraine to stop… This is a message that is very necessary today… The war can end at any time, but not as president in Russia. imagined, to whom the Ukraine was entrusted,” said the chancellor.

Scholz noted that he repeatedly spoke with representatives of both houses of the US parliament and got the impression that “all members of the US Congress who care about security policy issues know the need to continue helping Ukraine.” The chancellor added that he saw “good signs” that the necessary decision would be made soon.

“I really want to help make such a decision in the United States,” the head of the German government, although he knows it is difficult to say how long.

According to Scholz, the US decision to allocate $60 billion to help Ukraine, with significant support from the EU, will be an important and clear signal to the Russian president.

“It is clear that Europe can make a big contribution, Germany can certainly make a big contribution, but without the participation of the United States of America the situation for Ukraine will be very, very difficult . We want to work together to prevent this from happening,” he said. Scholz.

He stressed the need to strengthen the transatlantic partnership to ensure world peace and security.

Regarding Vladimir Putin’s interview with an American journalist, Scholz described the Russian president’s statements about the reasons for the start of the war and the reality of what Russia is doing in Ukraine as “totally absurd stories.”

“There is a very clear reason: the desire of the president of Russia and Russia to join the part of Ukraine. All the stories told about it do not change the goals of the imperialist invasions,” said Scholz.

As reported, the German chancellor is working in Washington. Its main purpose is to respond to continued support for Ukraine.

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