EU foreign ministers to discuss transfer of tanks to Ukraine

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EU foreign ministers to discuss transfer of tanks to Ukraine

EU foreign ministers will discuss military support for Ukraine. In particular, they will touch upon the issue of transferring tanks to our state.

The meeting will be held today, January 23rd. This was stated by the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell.

EU foreign ministers will discuss the transfer of tanks to Ukraine

According to Borrell, a meeting of the European Council on foreign affairs will be devoted to military assistance for Ukraine.

We will start with the Ukrainian war. We will start with how to continue military support to Ukraine, – said the head of EU diplomacy.

Thus, the ministers will discuss a new tranche of military assistance and the level of support. Borrell noted that Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba would take part in the meeting.

Borrell stressed that the foreign ministers would discuss the transfer of tanks to Ukraine at today's meeting. He hopes that a political decision on these combat vehicles will be made.

What will the supply of Western tanks give Ukraine

The day before, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that First of all, if Western tanks are provided, Ukraine will receive motivation – our soldiers will be more motivated to uphold the common European values, for which right now the struggle is going on. The provision of tanks will show support for the world, demonstrate that we are not alone.

According to the Ukrainian president, when countries, having 10, 100 or even one tank on their balance sheet, decide to give them all to Ukraine, this is a great motivation. And this is exactly what Zelensky would like to hear from German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Leopard tanks.

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