Germany confirms it has received a request from Poland regarding Leopard tanks: plans to review as soon as possible


Germany confirmed that they have received a request from Poland regarding Leopard tanks: plans for an early review< /p>

Germany has received a request from Poland for consent to transfer Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. They promise to consider it with the necessary urgency.

At first, Polish Minister of Defense Mariusz Blaszczak announced this. He also asked the German government to join the coalition of countries supporting Ukraine with Leopard 2 tanks.

Polish application for tank re-export has been received

Subsequently, information appeared in the media that the German federal government wanted to consider the application of the Polish government for the transfer of German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine“with the necessary urgency in accordance with established procedures and guidelines for arms exports”.

Economics Minister Christian Lindner said that Germany has a mechanism for approving re-export applications, and it will be applied to Leopard 2 tanks, which Poland applied for permission to transfer to Ukraine.

There is an established procedure. When a request is received, an official appeal, then this procedure is launched in the government, and then a decision is made,” Lindner said. -subtitle cke-markup”>Leopard tanks for Ukraine: latest news

  • Berlin should soon decide on the provision of Leopard tanks to Ukraine. Now the German government continues to study this issue. However, what this decision will be is still unknown.
  • German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock said that Germany would not interfere with Poland's decision to transfer Leopard 2 to Ukraine without their approval. However, according to the official, Warsaw has not yet applied to Berlin with a request to be allowed to provide tanks to Ukraine.
  • There is still a certain breakthrough in the issues of providing Ukraine with German tanks, namely, an agreement on training our military to operate the Leopard 2. This is a signal that our state will nevertheless receive these tanks.
  • Poland is one of those states that are ready to transfer the Leopard to Ukraine. She has already officially invited Germany to approve the supply of German tanks to our state. ABC News stated that 12 countries supported the provision of Leopard tanks to Ukraine
  • If Germany agrees on the supply of Leopard 2, Ukraine will receive about 100 units of this equipment from the allies.

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