In the midst of the armed conflict that erupted after Russia began the invasion of Ukraine, the government of Germany announced that it would increase its military budget in order to improve the equipment of its army.
“February 24, 2022 marks a historic turning point in the history of our continent,” said the Chancellor Olaf Scholz In a speech during a special session of Parliament on Sunday, referring to the history that the Kremlin leader, Vladimir Putin, He ordered his troops to start the operation in the neighboring country.
On that occasion, as received The New York Times The president also announced that Germany will increase its military spending by more than 2% Of the country’s economic production, for One-time investment of 100 billion euros, Equivalent to 1 113 billion, to equip the German army.
“It simply repositioned Germany strategically.”, Say Daniela Schwarzer, Europe and Eurasia executive director of Open Society Foundations, in Schulz’s speech, according to the above-mentioned media.
He also predicted that it would accelerate Construction of two LNG receiving stations (Natural gas). When the conflict began in Europe, Schulz confirmed the suspension of the gas pipeline certificate Nord Stream II, A…
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