"Putin must not be allowed to get away with his cynical, inhuman war," the German chancellor Scholz in remarks to a major Catholic conference,APA reports citing DW.
Scholz warned Moscow is attempting to instrumentalize the impending food crisis.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Friday emphasized that Germany is committed to supporting Ukraine, while also thanking the Catholic Church for its efforts in helping rehouse refugees from the war-torn country.
Regarding the looming hunger crisis must be, Scholz said "the Putin narrative" must be denied.
"He has indeed found a formulation for it. He always talks about us as the global West," said Scholz. The chancellor added that Putin is seeking to paint those who oppose him as larger enemies, against whom he wants to ally with all other countries.