Germany has agreed to send two Leopard battle tanks to Ukraine, sources said Tuesday, after weekslong pressure amid Kyiv’s fight against the Russian invasion.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has agreed to supply Ukraine with Leopard two battle tanks, sources told dpa on Tuesday. Berlin has also granted other countries, such as Poland, permission to re-export the German-made tanks to Ukraine, the sources in government circles said.
Scholz had held out for months against the growing chorus of people urging him to send Kyiv the tanks – not just Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy but also NATO allies and members of his own coalition government.
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