Scholz defends decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2023
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After weeks of mounting pressure, Chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced that Germany would be sending Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. The decision triggered a charged debate in the federal parliament, the Bundestag.

Chancellor Olaf Scholz confirmed on Wednesday that Germany would be delivering an initial 14 Leopard 2 A6 tanks to Ukraine and allowing partner countries to re-export their own German-made heavy battle tanks to the country.

Speaking at the start of a question-and-answer session in the German Bundestag, Scholz said, "It is right that we act closely with our international partners to support...

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