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Germany not fatigued of supporting Ukraine – Baerbock

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September 26,2023 961
Germany not fatigued of supporting Ukraine – Baerbock

German society does not feel tired of supporting Ukraine against the backdrop of the war with Russia, Annalena Baerbock, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, said.

We have a democracy, so everybody has their own views on things and the world, but from the beginning, the vast majority of Germans, of Europeans, totally understood this [Ukrainians – ed.] could be us,” Baerbock said.

High inflation is currently observed in Germany, as in the whole world. In addition, the German economy was extremely dependent on Russian oil and gas, Baerbock explained. However, economic troubles do not stand in the way of supporting Ukraine, the minister says.

And these kind of times, you have to make the right decision to support Ukraine, the peace. But you have to explain to them, people, why we need to do it. And you have to work also with other social programs to counter the negative effects on normal people and normal families. This is what we are trying to do,” Baerbock explained. 

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