Poland sends Leopard 2 Tanks to Ukraine

Polish Leopard 2 tanks

Poland has decided to send German Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.

This was announced by the Polish President Andrzej Duda during a meeting of the Lublin Triangle in Lviv, in which representatives of Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine take part, quoted by the Polish media RP.

Today in Lviv, together with Presidents @ZelenskyyUa and @GitanasNauseda, we are talking in the Lublin Triangle format about military support for Ukraine against Russian aggression and about Ukraine's integration with the EU and NATO. ???????????????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/iYSWqEdYWL

— Andrzej Duda (@AndrzejDuda) January 11, 2023

"A Leopard 2 tank company will be handed over as part of the coalition. We want this to be an international coalition and we have decided to include in it a package of a Leopard 2 company, which - I hope - along with other tank companies will soon sail to Ukraine," Duda announced.

"One country cannot provide us with enough tanks, because we are facing thousands of tanks of the Russian Federation," announced Volodymyr Zelensky.

Warsaw has 249 Leopard tanks.

It is not known exactly how many tanks Warsaw will send. A tank company in Poland consists of 14 vehicles, RP reports.

In recent months, Ukraine has made urgent requests to Berlin for the delivery of the new generation of Leopard 2 tanks, but German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has repeatedly stated that Germany will act on this issue only in coordination with its allies. According to his words, so far no country has supplied Kyiv with Western-made tanks. Berlin reserves the right to require approval for the end use of all German-made weapons.

Duda's promise supposedly means that the Germans have finally given the "green...

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