BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will boost humanitarian aid to Ukraine and neighbouring states to more than 370 million euros ($407 million) and will offer a further 430 million euros to fight a potential hunger crisis, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday.
He called on other countries to offer more aid, speaking at a news conference after meeting other G7 and NATO leaders.
“Russia’s war is having a dramatic impact on global food supplies far beyond Ukraine. And that is why we must do everything now to prevent a famine,” Scholz said. “Europe is shouldering a lot here. But we really need a global effort.”
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Reporting by Zuzanna Szymanska and Sabine Siebold; Editing by Edmund Blair
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