The Kremlin assured this Wednesday that sending German and possibly American tanks to the Ukraine is an “overestimated” plan that is going to fail.
“It is a plan destined to fail,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily press conference, in which he added that the supplies of the heavy battle tanks are “overestimated” and will not give the Forces Ukrainian navies the advantage desired by the West.
According to Peskov, “many specialists are aware of the absurdity” of the plan to deliver German Leopard 2 main battle tanks and eventually American Abrams to Ukraine.
The Kremlin spokesman reiterated that Western tanks will “burn” in Ukraine, as have other weapons supplied to the country.
Peskov also referred to the cost of the Abrams tanks which, according to US media, is considering handing over the US to kyiv.
“First of all, the European taxpayers will pay for it, and the Americans, as always, will keep at least their own,” he opined.
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According to information from the weekly “Der Spiegel” and the television channel “NTV”, the German government has approved the shipment of “Leopard 2” tanks to Ukraine and is ready to authorize the transfer to that country of at least one company of the “Leopard 2A6” model.
The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, will appear on January 25 in the Bundestag after the regular meeting of his Government, for which an official announcement is expected in this regard.
In turn, the US media, citing the country’s officials, revealed on Tuesday that the government of President Joe Biden is finalizing plans to send Abrams tanks to Ukraine and that it could make the announcement this week.
The The Pentagon then assured that “at the moment” it has no announcement to make.
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