“Another escalation of this war”: Vice Chancellor Habeck condemns Putin’s partial mobilization

The federal government has sharply criticized Russia’s partial mobilization in the war against Ukraine. Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin’s decision to mobilize 300,000 reservists was “a further escalation of this illegal war of aggression against Ukraine,” he said Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck (Green).

This is a “bad and wrong step from Russia”, the consequences of which will be discussed by the federal government. The Federal Minister of Economics added that it was “clear to him that we will continue to give our full support to Ukraine”. This also had Chancellor Olaf Scholz made clear in his speech to the UN General Assembly in New York. He had accused Russia of “blatant imperialism” and called on the world community to help Ukraine, which was under attack. Russia must not win this war of aggression.

Of the Ukrainian Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podoliak He told Reuters: “A perfectly predictable call that looks more like an attempt to justify one’s own failures.” and severely restricting the rights of the population.”

Putin’s invasion fails.

Ben Wallace

Of the British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace sees the announced partial mobilization as a sign that “his invasion is failing”. Ben Wallace explained that Putin and his Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu sent tens of thousands of citizens to their deaths. “No amount of threats and no amount of propaganda can hide the fact that Ukraine is winning this war, the international community is united and Russia will become an outlaw in the world.” Putin’s threats must be taken seriously, she said Secretary of State at the British Foreign Office Gillian Keegan at Sky News. She spoke of a worrying escalation.

“Mock referendums and mobilizations are signs of weakness, of Russian failure,” said US Ambassador to Kyiv Bridget Brink on Twitter. “The United States will never recognize Russia’s claim to allegedly annexed Ukrainian territory and we will stand by Ukraine for as long as necessary.” (AFP/Reuters/Tsp)

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