German Foreign Minister Annalena Bärbock in an interview with a TV channel CNN He admitted that Germany sent old or almost non-functional military equipment to Kiev.
“If you just make a promise and then you can’t deliver or you can’t deliver something that doesn’t work, it doesn’t help… We knew some of our aid was very old examples, and we said that at the beginning, that was something that didn’t really work,” he said.
The Minister noted that ammunition should also be provided along with the weapons given. He explained the delays in deliveries by the need for additional approvals.
He also could not say whether Berlin would supply Kiev with Taurus long-range missiles.
25 September recognizedThe first batch of American Abrams tanks was delivered to Ukraine. Vladimir Zelensky confirmed their receipt. The head of the country’s military intelligence, Kirill Budanov, warned that these combat vehicles “will not last long on the battlefield” and suggested using them for “very special” operations.
previously Germany commented Reports of the destruction of a Leopard tank by the Russian Armed Forces.
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