German defence minister rejects Ukrainian demands for main battle tanks – Reuters

German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht attends a joint meeting along with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (not pictured) and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (not pictured) on the day of a closed German cabinet meeting at the government’s guest house in Schloss Meseberg, near Gransee, Germany August 30, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

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BERLIN, Sept 12 (Reuters) – German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht on Monday again rejected demands to supply Kyiv with main battle tanks.

“No country has delivered Western-built infantry fighting vehicles or main battle tanks so far,” she said in Berlin.

“We have agreed with our partners that Germany will not take such action unilaterally.”

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Reporting by Sabine Siebold
Editing by Paul Carrel

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