20 March 2023,   17:52
Germany will not send ground troops to Ukraine

A question now about how far Germany is willing to go in its involvement in Ukraine, writes BBC.

Scholz tells the chamber “we will not be pushed by shouting and pushing, but we will always consider Germany’s safety”.

He is categoric on one point though: his country will not be sending ground troops.

“You can count on this. I"ve always said that... and those words should be weighty enough”, - he adds.

The same goes for NATO troops, he says. “There will not be any direct participation of NATO troops in this war”.