(ANSA) – ROME, AUGUST 02 – The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, has rejected accusations that Germany has reduced its military support to Ukraine and has promised to continue providing assistance to the country. In an interview with the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail cited by the news agency Ukrinform, Scholz said he was sticking to “the facts”, according to which Germany has delivered arms and ammunition to Ukraine since the early days of the Moscow attack on Kiev.
The Chancellor stressed that this was a complete reversal of the trend with respect to “the strict policy of all German federal governments: no arms exports to crisis areas”. Scholz recalled what was provided to Ukraine: anti-tank and anti-aircraft systems, mines, cannons, tons of ammunition and non-lethal aid, then moving on to higher-value systems, highlighting that Ukrainians are trained on new and more equipment. sophisticated in different locations in Germany. “We will continue to provide this support to Ukraine for as long as necessary,” he concluded. (HANDLE).