Scholz: No request from Spain to export Leopard 2 tanks

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According to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Spain has not yet submitted a request for the export of German-made Leopard-2 tanks to Ukraine. Should there still be such a request, it would be examined, Scholz said on Tuesday during his visit to Lithuania. According to a report in the Spanish newspaper El País, Spain wants to supply Ukraine with German-made Leopard 2 A4 battle tanks. As a rule, the German government has to approve such arms exports because the purchase contracts contain so-called end-use clauses that provide for this in the event of a transfer. A delivery of Leopard 2 tanks would…

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