Poland seeks coalition to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

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By Pawel Florkiewicz WARSAW/KYIV (Reuters) -Poland said on Monday it would ask Germany for permission to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine – and would send them whether or not Berlin agreed as long as other countries did too. The Kyiv government wants the German-made Leopard 2, one of the most widely used Western tanks, to help it break through Russian lines and recapture territory this year. Germany, which must approve re-exports of the Leopard, has so far held back, wary of moves that could cause Moscow to escalate, and says other NATO countries have yet to formally ask to re-export them. Wester…

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