Berlin Carefully Weighs All Arms Deliveries to Kiev in Bid to Prevent Russia-NATO Escalation

https://sputniknews.com/20230203/scholz-berlin-carefully-weighs-all-arms-deliveries-to-kiev-in-bid-to-prevent-russia-nato-escalation-1106936666.html Scholz: Berlin Carefully Weighs All Arms Deliveries to Kiev in Bid to Prevent Russia-NATO Escalation Scholz: Berlin Carefully Weighs All Arms Deliveries to Kiev in Bid to Prevent Russia-NATO Escalation German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that Berlin, when deciding on military aid for Ukraine, carefully considers all the decisions not to go … Read more

Russia fumes at West’s decision to send tanks to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an annual meeting of the Defense Ministry Board in Moscow, Russia, December 21, 2022. Sergei Fadeichev | Sputnik | Reuters Russia mounting expressed fury at the prospect of modern Western tanks being sent to Ukraine, calling it “extremely dangerous” and saying previous “red lines” were now a thing of the … Read more

Germany announces it will send 14 of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine

A German Army Leopard 2 A7V main battle tank stands on the training ground. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Germany has announced that it is ready to send 14 of its own tanks to Ukraine and to allow others to do so, in an U-turn from its previous position. Germany Chancellor Olaf … Read more

Analysis: Why Germany is struggling to stomach the idea of sending tanks to Ukraine

CNN — The past 12 months has forced European leaders to seriously rethink their approach to national security. If Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has confirmed one thing, it’s that peace on the continent cannot be taken for granted. The status quo – decades of low spending and defense not being a policy priority – cannot … Read more

German Chancellor Says Russia Nuke Threat Reduced Due To International Pressure

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Russia has stopped threatening to use nuclear weapons. Berlin: The risk of Russian President Vladimir President Putin using nuclear weapons as part of his war in Ukraine has decreased in response to international pressure, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview published on Thursday. The war was continuing with … Read more

Germany’s Scholz not impressed by Trump’s re-election bid

BERLIN: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday said he was not impressed by former US President Donald Trump’s bid to regain the presidency in 2024, adding that it was not a topic on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia. Scholz said Trump’s announcement was not impressive because it took place after the midterm … Read more

Who will Xi Jinping meet this week and what’s at stake?

BEIJING: China’s President Xi Jinping arrived Monday for the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, after almost three years of self-imposed pandemic seclusion. Fresh from securing a norm-breaking third term as Communist Party leader, Xi will have the wind at his back as he prepares to meet a string of powerful dignitaries in what is only … Read more

Scholz Calls on Vietnam to Take Firm Stance on Ukraine

https://sputniknews.com/20221113/scholz-calls-on-vietnam-to-take-firm-stance-on-ukraine-1104083780.html Scholz Calls on Vietnam to Take Firm Stance on Ukraine Scholz Calls on Vietnam to Take Firm Stance on Ukraine Scholz urged the Asian nation to assume a “clear position” on the conflict in Ukraine, which he called “a breach of international law” fraught with “a… 11.13.2022, Sputnik International 2022-11-13T21:34+0000 2022-11-13T21:34+0000 2022-11-13T21:34+0000 germany germany … Read more

Germany Deliberately Refrained From Sanctioning Russian Gas – Scholz

https://sputniknews.com/20221111/germany-deliberately-refrained-from-sanctioning-russian-gas—scholz-1104035041.html Germany Deliberately Refrained From Sanctioning Russian Gas – Scholz Germany Deliberately Refrained From Sanctioning Russian Gas – Scholz BERLIN (Sputnik) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says his country did not target Russian gas supplies with sanctions since many states depended on them. 11.11.2022, Sputnik International 2022-11-11T22:45+0000 2022-11-11T22:45+0000 2022-11-11T22:43+0000 world germany olaf scholz sanctions russian … Read more

‘Irresponsible’: Xi, Scholz jointly oppose N-threats over Ukraine

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Friday condemned threats to use atomic weapons in Ukraine, with Scholz warning that Russia risked “crossing a line” in the international community by resorting to nuclear force. In the first visit by a G7 leader to China since the pandemic, Scholz pressed Xi to … Read more