Biden says US is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

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The United States will send 31 M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine, President Joe Biden said on Wednesday, hours after Germany confirmed it would deliver its Leopard 2 tanks to Kiev. Biden called the Abrams tanks the “most capable in the world,” in a speech at the White House. He said the US would provide Ukraine with parts and equipment, in addition to training. The president praised German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s earlier announcement that 14 Leopard tanks would be delivered to Ukraine. “Germany has really stepped up and the chancellor has been a strong voice for unity” among Ukraine’s allies,…

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