by DW News Staff at DW
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have called for a strategy to rebuild Ukraine after the war as experts meet in Berlin for an economic forum.
“Even if one should always be careful with historical comparisons, the issue here is nothing less than creating a new Marshall Plan for the 21st century,” Scholz and von der Leyen wrote in an essay published in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Monday edition.
The two described the reconstruction of Ukraine as a “generational task that must begin now.”
Scholz is due to open the German-Ukrainian business forum in Berlin on Monday with Ukraine’s Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.
The meeting is set to focus on post-war rebuilding efforts and international community support…Continue Reading