According to Dieren, the appeal does not deviate from the SPD line. Scholz has been emphasizing for months that the Federal Republic should not become a party to the war, he said, referring to the Debate on arms deliveries to Ukraine. He does not reject these categorically, but they must be carefully considered, said the SPD politician. The appeal warns against deliveries of heavy military equipment to Ukraine.
The signatories, in addition to Dieren, the members of the Bundestag Rainer Keller, Tina Rudolph, Carolin Wagner and Jens Peick as well as MEPs, members of the state parliament, state and local politicians, also speak in favor of one China’s role as mediator out. A fundamental improvement in the relationship with Moscow is only possible in the era after the incumbent ruler Vladimir Putin, the authors admit in the text. Ukraine’s right to self-defense is also recognized. Nevertheless, “on the basis of the acknowledgment of realities that one does not like, A modus vivendi has to be found with the Russian government that rules out a further escalation of the war‘ demanded those involved. There must be an agreement between Ukraine and Russia for this.