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Scholz promises Kiev more weapons ‘soon’ — Analysis

Berlin Supplies “a lot of weapons”Ukraine will provide support to Kiev “with what it needs for its defense,”In réponse to criticism from a former Bundeswehr officer general, Olaf Scholz declared that Chancellor Olaf Scholz was correct.

Germany currently “in the process of supplying the most modern and efficient equipment,” Scholz stressed during a traditional ‘open-doors day’ this weekend, citing recent multiple deliveries of self-propelled ‘Gepard’ anti-aircraft guns and PzH 2000 howitzers. 

According to the German leader, his primary focus is on “ensuring that there is no escalation of the war,”Klaus Wittmann, a former Bundeswehr General accused Klaus Wittmann of lacking in discipline. “leadership”Being seen “intimidated”Russian President Vladimir Putin as quoted by NTV.

You can buy even more weapons “will be there soon,”Scholz made the promise, apparently to refer to the long-promised delivery dates of an Iris T SLM anti–aircraft missile system, and a Cobra Artillery Radar, without naming a specific time frame.




Back in June, Berlin promised to send Kiev one Iris-T unit for free, but Ukraine wants at least a dozen and has offered to purchase the rest directly from the manufacturer, even as Germany’s armed forces reportedly do not have enough of those most advanced air-defense systems themselves. According to earlier reports, Kiev should receive the first of these systems no later than November. 

Germany committed another Cobra radar, which was due to arrive in September, to Ukraine last month. Christine Lambrecht (German Defense Minister) stated that Kiev had already signed the contract and the troops could be training. “this highly complex system.” 

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Russia sent troops into Ukraine on February 24, citing Kiev’s failure to implement the Minsk agreements, designed to give the regions of Donetsk and Lugansk special status within the Ukrainian state. In 2014, the protocols were signed for the first time, through France and Germany. Former Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has since admitted that Kiev’s main goal was to use the ceasefire to buy time and “create powerful armed forces.”


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The Kremlin recognised the Donbass republics in February 2022 as independent states. It demanded Ukraine declare itself neutral and not join any Western military bloc. Kiev maintains that Russia’s offensive was not provoked.

Germany condemned Moscow’s and expressed its solidarity with Kiev. The West sanctioned Russia, and it supplied significant quantities of arms to the Ukrainian military. Scholz was criticised at home for not helping Ukraine by his coalition partners, which includes Foreign Minister Annalena Bock and the former Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin Andrey Melnik. Andrey Melnik even called Scholz “an idiot”. “offended liverwurst”His refusal to travel to Kiev in May.

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