The German chancellor said that aid in the reconstruction of Ukraine will be provided by Germany and the European Union, pointing to the future “conference on reconstruction and its sources of financing”. Scholz added that Germany would continue to provide financial aid to Ukraine, and announced new decisions in the coming days regarding aid for war refugees. Germany will also provide further military assistance, including continuing training for the Ukrainian army.
Trudeau reassured Canada’s support for the reconstruction of Ukraine, stressing that Ukraine “fights on behalf of the whole world” for “liberal democratic values.”
The rest of the article under the video:
On Tuesday, there will be a virtual summit of 47 countries and organizations within the Crimean Platform, in which Canada and Germany will also participate.
Journalists asked Trudeau and Scholz about the possibility of changing Canada’s decision in July, protested by Ukraine. on the return of turbines to Nord Stream 1, which was a breach in the Western world sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.
A one-time decision
Scholz recalled that the returned turbine is still in Germany, and Canada’s decision helped “expose Putin’s strategy”, part of which is to bring about disagreement among allies.
Canada at the request of Germany, indicating inter alia At the risk of social unrest in the event of a gas shortage, it lifted the sanctions imposed on Russia and handed over the turbine serviced in Canada to Germany. She assured that this decision was a one-off.
Trudeau estimated that in the short term, Europe and Germany will be dependent on gas supplies from Russia, and Russia is trying to “punish the inhabitants” of countries helping Ukraine. Returning the turbines means “taking Russia’s excuses” and showing that “Vladimir Putin himself is the only one responsible,” he added.