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Zelensky says that decisions are needed on the supply of modern tanks to Ukraine

KYIV, 24 january (Reuters) – Ukraine President Vladimir Zelensky said on Tuesday Kyiv needs allies to decide whether to supply modern tanks to bolster the country’s defenses against Russia.

Although Berlin and Washington have not officially confirmed the news, sources told Reuters on Tuesday that Germany will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine and allow other countries to do the same. USA while Abrams can supply tanks.

Zelensky said that the issue of Ukraine 5 because their needs are greater, 10 or not about 15 tanks, but about making final decisions about actual supplies.

“Discussions should end with decisions”, – Zelensky he said in a video message at night. “Decisions on the real strengthening of our defense against terrorists. Allies have the right number of tanks. We will be happy to thank you for each important decision when the necessary serious decisions are made.”

German Chancellor Olaf ScholzSocial The Democratic Party is against steps that could push Russia to expand the war and NATO is wary of the steps that they consider the risk of their union being involved in the conflict.

Zelensky of Ukraine He reiterated his claim that Russia is planning a new wave of aggression, and the first signs of Ukraine seen in the wider Donbas region to the southeast.

“The occupiers are already increasing pressure around Bakhmut and Vuhledar and elsewhere,” Zelensky said.

“And they want to increase the pressure on a larger scale.”

Fighting around the eastern city of Bakhmut has intensified in recent weeks and Russia declared that he had achieved a number of successes in his campaign there.

Reporting by Bogdan Kobuchey, Ron Popeski, David Ljunggren and Lidia Kelly; Written by Lydia Kelly; Edited by Josie Kao

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2023-01-25 03:04:02
Source – reuters

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