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externalWelt: Sholz says Germany should have reacted “more harshly” to annexation of Crimea

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September 17, 2022 8:26 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

“I want to say clearly that it would probably have been right, at least in retrospect, to react more harshly to the annexation of Crimea,” German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at a Bundeswehr conference in Berlin, reports Welt. According to Welt, Scholz said that if a more powerful response had followed, then the idea of such an attack on Ukraine again might not have stuck so firmly in President Vladimir Putin’s mind.

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