EU approves more military aid to Ukraine, Germany faces pressure on tanks

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By Tassilo Hummel and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The European Union ratified on Monday more military aid to Ukraine worth 500 million euros, sources said, as Berlin faced more pressure over calls from Kyiv to supply it with German-made Leopard tanks. Agreement on the seventh such tranche of aid came as the EU’s 27 foreign ministers met in Brussels after Western countries failed last week to agree on sending Ukraine battle tanks – but pledged billions worth of support. The 500 million euro ($542 million) package was approved along with a further 45 million for “non-lethal equipment”…

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