Zelensky calls for tanks and long-range missiles to “stop the evil” at Ramstein and US defense secretary says this is not the time to slow aid to Ukraine
The meeting of defense officials from NATO and other allied countries was preceded by an r. CIA secret meeting With Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
They came away from that meeting with the impression that US support for Kyiv remained strong despite the Republican majority in the House of Representatives.
CIA director, William Burns, may have gone last weekend according to the newspaper Washington Post, US official briefs Zelensky and Ukrainian intelligence on his Expectations about Russia’s military plans.
America made a new announcement on Thursday that Military aid to Ukraine is worth up to $2.5 billion including 59 Bradley Fighting Vehicles and 90 Stryker Armored Personnel Carriers and Abrams tanks not included.
Berlin said it would be more willing to provide Leopard tanks to Ukraine if Washington agreed to send the Abrams tanks. This is being discussed today at the meeting in Ramstein, which was opened by the US Secretary of Defense. Lloyd Austin said this Now is not the time to slow down support for Ukraine, Zelensky then insisted Tanks are needed and air defense is not enough.
can mark the logical challenge of success or failure of this armored attack when they’re done 331 days of the war in Ukraine. Berlin has veto power over Leopard deliveries and its decision is feared to provoke Russia.