The German government has actually approved the delivery of Leopard 1 storage tanks to Ukraine from commercial stocks as well as is in talks over acquiring back 15 Gepard tanks from Qatar to send out to Kyiv, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday.
The shipment of the Leopard containers to Ukraine could take place anytime once the tanks are fixed, the paper reported, citing federal government sources.
Rheinmetall as well as Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft (FFG) want to recondition lots of Leopards 1 storage tanks as well as might provide them to Ukraine if Kyiv wanted to get them, it added.
Numerous German officials gone over with Qatar’s foreign ministry a possible purchase of 15 Gepard tanks that Doha had actually bought to secure the Globe Mug arenas, the paper stated, adding that Berlin was trying to obtain even more ammo from Qatar.
” The Gepards have shown themselves very well in the battle in Ukraine. If we can get much more from partners right here, that would definitely assist the Ukrainians,” brand-new German Support Preacher Boris Pistorius was priced quote as stating by the newspaper.
Last Updated: 03 February 2023