Russia's attack on Ukraine 'dark day for Europe', says German Chancellor

Olaf Scholz on Thursday sharply condemned Russia's attack on Ukraine calling it a terrible day for Ukraine and a dark day for Europe.

Olaf Scholz

The chancellor said that the Russian attack on Ukraine is a blatant violation of international law. It cannot be justified by anything.

AP Berlin
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday sharply condemned Russia's attack on Ukraine calling it a terrible day for Ukraine and a dark day for Europe.
The chancellor said that the Russian attack on Ukraine is a blatant violation of international law. It cannot be justified by anything.
He added that Germany condemns this reckless act by President Putin in the strongest possible terms.
Scholz said in a written statement that our solidarity is with Ukraine and its people. Russia must stop this military action immediately".
He added Germany would coordinate closely with others within the framework of the Group of Seven, NATO and the European Union.

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First Published: Feb 24 2022 | 11:56 AM IST

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