Germany uses the Leopard 2 main battle tankA statement released Wednesday said it would authorize the re-export of similar tanks from partner countries.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in Berlin: “This decision follows the well-known policy of fully supporting Ukraine. We are working closely together and acting in concert internationally.” said.
Germany initially said it would provide 14 Leopard 2 tanks from its military stockpile, with the goal of forming two battalions and providing ammunition and logistics. Training for the Ukrainian army will soon begin in Germany, and other European partners will be allowed to deliver tanks to Ukraine from stocks that were awaiting approval from Germany as the country of manufacture, he said.
United StatesAfter months of arguing that the M-1 Abrams was too complex to maintain and operate, Washington is now beginning to supply the Ukrainian military with top-of-the-line tanks, giving them a new battlefield capability against undermined Russian forces. Expected.
U.S. officials said it would likely take months for U.S. tanks to arrive in Ukraine as the Ukrainian military still needs training.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Wednesday that sending Western tanks to Ukraine was a “failed plan” and that he “overestimated the potential this poses to the Ukrainian army.” rice field.
“These tanks will burn like any other,” he declared.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday that the support would boost the morale of his army, even if Ukraine’s western partners provide fewer tanks than Russia on the battlefield.
“They are doing only one very important thing. They are motivating our soldiers to fight for their own worth because they show that the whole world is with you. increase.
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