Top WorldMedia: Ukraine asks the West for urgent delivery of...

Media: Ukraine asks the West for urgent delivery of tanks for “counter-attack”

-

- Advertisement -

Ukrainian authorities are demanding an urgent delivery of modern tanks, Politico reports, citing sources.

However, Western countries are not in a hurry to fulfill the request. In light of the counteroffensive in the Kharkiv and Kherson regions, the tanks took first place on the wish list of Kiev, which expects even greater success with the help of the American Abrams or the German Leopards.

- Advertisement -

However, senior US and German national security officials have been slow to hand over the tanks, in part due to development and logistical difficulties. These tanks are a completely different system from Soviet-era vehicles and require significant maintenance and logistics.

- Advertisement -

The Leopards are better suited for close combat, Politico said, because they are similar to the tanks already in use in Ukraine and require less fuel than the Abrams. But Germany has repeatedly rejected Ukraine’s request for the vehicles, and Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht recently said Berlin had agreed with its NATO partners not to take such action “unilaterally.”

- Advertisement -

It is noted that Ukraine receives Soviet-made armored vehicles from Western allies. Poland alone has transferred about 250 T-72 tanks, and the United States has signed an agreement to purchase the same number of Abrams.

Source: rambler

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Mobilization in the Russian Federation can be used to strengthen the Russian Guard – British intelligence

The Ministry of Defense of Great Britain, citing British intelligence, suggests that the mobilization in the Russian Federation may...

Priluchny called the main similarity with his hero “from Major”

Actor Pavel Priluchny told how he looks like his character from the TV series "Major" Igor Sokolovsky. The...

In the mock referendum in Berdyansk, people vote without documents – the deputy head of the regional council

Viktor Dudukalov, the deputy head of the Berdyansk regional council, told the RFE/RL program that he knows the facts...

Olympiacos: “Mitchell wants Damian Suarez”

Transfer scenarios never stop at Olympic, as a Spanish publication reports that there is interest in Damian Suarez. ...

Must read

Bishkek and Dushanbe signed a protocol on ending the border conflict

The representatives of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on Sunday signed...

Ginis: “I have to choose, studies or championship” (video)

The championship is difficult and demanding, but in Greece...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you