20 Mothers, 30 Leopard 1s, including Iris-T air defense system
[뮌스터=AP/뉴시스] A Ukrainian soldier stands in front of a Mother armored vehicle at the Bundeswehr training ground in Muenster, Germany. 2023.05.14.
[서울=뉴시스]Reporter Cho Seong-ha = Germany announced on the 13th (local time) a new military aid package worth 2.7 billion euros (approximately 3.9376 trillion won) to Ukraine.
According to German public company Deutsche Welle (DW) and others, the German Ministry of Defense announced on the same day that it promised to deliver 2.7 billion euros (approximately 3.9376 trillion won) of additional weapons to Ukraine ahead of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Germany on the 14th.
The package includes 20 Mother armored vehicles, 30 Leopard 1 tanks, and 4 Iris-T air defense systems.
Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said in a statement: “We all hope that this terrible war by Russia against the people of Ukraine will end quickly, but unfortunately it is not in sight. This is why Germany must provide all possible help as much as it needs.” said.
Meanwhile, Ukraine has been waiting for a long time, requesting fighter jets and ammunition from its Western allies. It is to prepare for the spring counterattack expected this week or several months.
Germany provided 2 billion euros (about 2.9167 trillion won) worth of military aid to Ukraine last year alone. This year, it has allocated 2.2 billion euros (approximately 3.2084 trillion won), but details have not yet been finalized.
The new German military aid package was announced just as Ukrainian President Zelensky arrived in Rome for a meeting with leaders.
President Zelensky will visit Berlin, Germany on the 14th, hold a summit meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and receive the Carolus the Great Award on behalf of the Ukrainian people in Aachen. However, it is still unclear whether they will attend the awards ceremony.
◎Sympathy Media Newsis [email protected]
Source: 뉴시스 속보 by www.newsis.com.
*The article has been translated based on the content of 뉴시스 속보 by www.newsis.com. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!
*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.
*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!