The Bundestag approved the sending of heavy weapons to Ukraine


The German parliament voted to allow the supply of German heavy weapons to Ukraine.

According to local media, the decision was preceded by a debate lasting more than an hour, and following the results of the vote, the decision was approved. “For” voted 586 out of 693 deputies present. 100 voted against, seven more abstained.

In particular, the CDU/CSU and the parties of the ruling coalition supported the provision of heavy weapons to Ukraine.

The day before, German Defense Minister Christina Lambrecht during the conference heads of defense departments of NATO and a number of other states, which took place at the Ramstein airbase, announced Berlin's desire to provide Kyiv with heavy weapons. In particular, they discussed the permission of the military-industrial company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann to sell Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns to the Ukrainian side.

heavy weapons, explaining this by the need to save equipment for their own needs.

The other day, the German media reported that the Rheinmetall concern wants to transfer 88 Leopard tanks to Ukraine.


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