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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
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“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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