Scholz addresses with Johnson the situation in Ukraine and Russian troop movement

Scholz addresses with Johnson the situation in Ukraine and Russian troop movement

The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, addressed today in a telephone conversation with the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the situation in Ukraine and the movements of Russian troops on the border with that country. 

The conversation revolved around “concern” about the increase in Russian troops along the border, sources from the German Chancellery indicated. Both leaders agreed on the need to “prevent” a new aggression by Russia on Ukraine and to “make it clear” to Moscow that, if it occurs, it will have to face serious consequences, according to that source. Scholz held a meeting yesterday with the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on a working visit to Berlin, where he met with the Foreign Ministers of Germany, the United Kingdom and France. At the end of that meeting, in an appearance with the German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, Blinken reaffirmed his commitment to dialogue and stressed the “unity” of the US allies, both at the NATO and European Union levels. European Union (EU). 

The appointment in Berlin was the last stage of the US Secretary of State prior to the meeting that he will hold today in Geneva with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, after a week of intense diplomatic activity. 

The appointment in Berlin was the last stage of the US Secretary of State prior to the meeting that he will hold today in Geneva with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, after a week of intense diplomatic activity.

The appointment in Berlin was the last stage of the US Secretary of State prior to the meeting that he will hold today in Geneva with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, after a week of intense diplomatic activity. 

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