German Chancellor says billions of dollars will be needed to restore Ukraine
The leaders of the G7 countries during the summit will discuss the “Marshall Plan” for Kyiv. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said billions would be needed to restoration of Ukraine.
Writes about it Associated Press.
According to the German chancellor, the restoration of Ukraine will be the task of not one, but several generations of Europeans. At the same time, he pointed out that billions of dollars would be required for the restoration of Ukraine over many years.
At the same time, Scholz pointed out that the implementation of the plan requires the consolidation of European countries and other donors. He is convinced that the structure of this plan is crucial.
The German Chancellor also said that together with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, they would convene a conference of experts on the restoration of Ukraine.
As UNIAN reported, February 24 Russia invaded Ukraine. Putin called the war with a sovereign state a “special military operation” allegedly designed to “demilitarize” and “denazify” country.
With unprecedented audacity and cruelty, the invaders are shelling residential areas of Ukrainian cities and towns, using artillery, multiple launch rocket systems and ballistic missiles.
On April 13, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, spoke in favor of providing Ukraine with something similar to the “Marshall Plan” to rebuild the country. Similar thesis announced by the President of the World Economic Forum Börge Brende 22 May.
On June 2, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that Russia occupied about 20% of the territory of Ukraine – 2,603 settlements must be liberated.