Olaf Scholz

German Chancellor to inspect turbine for Nord Stream

German Chancellor to inspect turbine for Nord Stream

On Wednesday, August 3, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will inspect the turbine, which was repaired in Canada for the Nord Stream gas pipeline and is ready for further transportation to Russia. This was reported by Siemens Energy company. …

 Europe wants to make Africa its gas station

Europe wants to make Africa its gas station

Having been thrust to the front lines of a climate crisis, Africans have long urged rich countries to wean themselves off fossil fuels and slash their greenhouse-gas emissions

G7 leaders to attend G20 summit

G7 leaders to attend G20 summit

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that “as things stand today” all G7 leaders would attend the G20 summit in Indonesia this November even if Russian President Vladimir Putin participated. The Kremlin said …

Scholz: anti-Russian sanctions hurting ourselves

Scholz: anti-Russian sanctions hurting ourselves

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed gratitude to German industrialists for supporting anti-Russian sanctions, despite their harm to the country's economy. "These sanctions do work. Yes, these sanctions are hurting …

Scholz calls on EU to get prepared for expansion

Scholz calls on EU to get prepared for expansion

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called on the European Union to modernize mechanisms od decision-making, with a perspective for further expansion. "The European Union must get prepared for the expansion. For these ends it should …

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy arrive in Kiev

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy arrive in Kiev

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi have arrived in Kiev, the DPA news agency reported on Thursday. The three leaders took a night train to Kyiv. They crossed into …

Macron to meet Scholz in Berlin on May 9

Macron to meet Scholz in Berlin on May 9

French President Emmanuel Macron will head to Berlin on May 9 to meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the Elysée Palace announced. Macron is visiting the German capital on his first trip abroad after his recent reelection, in line …

Biden and Scholz discuss anti-Russian measures

Biden and Scholz discuss anti-Russian measures

US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz have discussed by phone military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine, as well as anti-Russian measures, the White House press service said in a statement. According to the document, …

Scholz wants all Western Balkan states in EU

Scholz wants all Western Balkan states in EU

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said he wants all Western Balkans countries to join the EU but that Serbia must press ahead with reforms, including on media freedom, before it can join. “For Serbia, it is important that it …

Scholz: Germany to continue military assistance to Ukraine

Scholz: Germany to continue military assistance to Ukraine

Germany will continue to provide military assistance to Ukraine and its decisions will be proportionate and depend on the situation, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. "Germany invariably participates …

Germany to support Finland's decision to join NATO

Germany to support Finland's decision to join NATO

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz assured that Berlin will support the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO as part of strengthening Europe’s defense strategy. Finland and Sweden have the status of NATO partner countries. Currently, …

EU preparing for Russian oil embargo. Dates announced

EU preparing for Russian oil embargo. Dates announced

The European Union will stop importing Russian coal in summer and will do away with Russian oil by the end of 2022, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview with The Indian Express newspaper published on Monday. The European …

Scholz: embargo on Russian gas harmful for European economy

Scholz: embargo on Russian gas harmful for European economy

An abrupt gas embargo would not bring quick peace to Ukraine and it is important for Germany to avoid a serious economic crisis, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview published in Spiegel magazine. "Firstly, I do not …

Scholz: top priority avoiding NATO confrontation with Russia

Scholz: top priority avoiding NATO confrontation with Russia

NATO must avoid a direct military confrontation with Russia that could lead to a third world war, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in an interview with Der Spiegel when asked about Germany's failure to deliver heavy weapons to Ukraine. …