German, EU leaders call for Ukraine Marshall Plan

German, EU leaders call for Ukraine Marshall Plan

10.12.2021, Belgien, Brüssel: Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz (SPD) wird von Ursula von der Leyen, Präsidentin der Europäischen Kommission, begrüßt. Zwei Tage nach der Amtsübernahme besucht Scholz den französischen Präsidenten in Paris sowie das Spitzenpersonal von EU und Nato in Brüssel. Foto: Michael Kappeler/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++ 

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Rebuilding Ukraine is a “generational task that must begin now,” said Germany’s Olaf Scholz and the EU’s Ursula von der Leyen. “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.

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