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Germany clears delivery of 178 Leopard-1 tanks to Ukraine

The German Security Council has approved the delivery of 178 Leopard-1 tanks, Die Spiegel reported Tuesday.

According to the report, the Federal Security Council approved the export earlier this week, and the decision will be officially announced this afternoon. Some of the new tanks will be delivered to Kiev this summer, but most will not be delivered until 2024.

The news comes days after the approval of the first group of tanks of the same model. Also, earlier, British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace revealed the UK will send 14 British Challenger 2 tanks in addition to the shipment of 31 Abrams main battle tanks from the United States.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JG