U.S. Defense Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recently invited colleagues and military officers from dozens of countries to the U.S. Air Force base Ramstein in Germany. Today, they are scheduled to talk about more support for Ukraine and "various security questions".
The Russian war of aggression dominated the ongoing G7 summit in Bavaria. Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the meeting's host, promised Ukraine more support and predicted a long period of strained relations with Russia.
At the Bundestag in Berlin, Chancellor Olaf Scholz and opposition leader Friedrich Merz argued about Germany's policy on Ukraine. Scholz got support from Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and former Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is a member of Merz' conservative CDU.