Germany to build on support for Ukraine with air defence, weapons, says Chancellor Scholz

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Germany to build on support for Ukraine with air defence, weapons, says Chancellor Scholz

Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany would expand its aid beyond the tanks delivered. — Reuters pic

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Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023 11:53 PM MYT

BERLIN, Jan 25 — Germany plans to send further military support to Ukraine beyond the delivery of 14 Leopard 2 battle tanks which it announced today, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said.

“Alongside the tanks that are being discussed now, we continue to intend to expand what we have delivered,” Scholz said at a press conference in Berlin with the Icelandic prime minister.

As possible future arms deliveries, he listed for example air defence systems, heavy artillery and multiple rocket launchers. — Reuters