Germany: First Leopard tanks to arrive in Ukraine in three months

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The first Leopard battle tanks from Germany could be in Ukraine in about three months, German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius said on Wednesday after a meeting of the Bundestag’s defence committee in Berlin. He said that training and fixing supply routes would now begin very quickly. Pistorius called the decision to deliver the tanks “historic” because it was made in a coordinated manner against the background of a “highly explosive situation in Ukraine.” However, he also said: “This is not a reason for rejoicing,” adding that he had great understanding for those who were worried. “But what i…

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