Schloss Elmau — US President Joe Biden's leadership in the Ukrainian crisis when he met at a retreat in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday Before the summit of seven rich democratic groups aimed at sending a message of unity to thank German Prime Minister Olav Schorz.
Critics, including Kyiv and his western allies, have accused Germany of stalling support for Ukraine, Schortz denied.
Biden, who had just been given a large dose at Schloss Elmau by a U.S. military minister, told Schortz that his leadership was important in summarizing Europe's response to Russia's President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. rice field.
"I want to praise you for stepping up, just as you did when you became prime minister," Biden told glorious Schortz. "Putin expected it from the beginning. Somehow NATO and the G7 would split, but we didn't, and it won't," he said.
Biden agreed to increase military spending with a special € 100 billion, overcoming the Nazi past resistance to the problem of providing weapons to Ukraine. Publicly praised Germany.
However, Schortz dithered about what weapons the wealthiest nations in Europe should send to Kieu in the fight against Russian troops in the east, and his home and eastern Europe. Is being attacked by. Scholtz has always rejected these criticisms.
"It's a good message that we were all able to stay united, but obviously Putin wasn't expecting it," Schortz said. A handful of close advisers. The White House said in a statement that Russia's invasion of Ukraine prompted US and German leaders to discuss global food security and how to address the challenges raised by China.
Schortz said the main purpose of the summit was to send a message that Western sanctions on Russia were not due to rising food prices causing the rise in the Global North and Global South.
The short exchange between Schortz and Biden, taken with a camera, was humorous.
"It's beautiful," Biden said, praising the Bavarian mountains. "I used to ski, but I haven't skied for a while." (Report by Andrea Shalal and Thomas Escritt, additional report by Sarah Marsh, edited by Toby Chopra and Raissa Kasolowsky)