Artem Budrin21:15, 01/24/23
Biden administration officials stressed that the US has never refused to transfer Western tanks to Ukraine.
The United States is considering the possibility of transferring dozens of Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
Two American officials from the administration of President Joe Biden told Politico about the intention of the White House to strengthen the Armed Forces of Ukraine with armored vehicles.
According to sources, Washington may announce the dispatch of its tanks to Ukraine as early as this week. At the same time, one of the officials noted that “the Biden administration is considering sending 30 to 50 Abrams tanks.
The interlocutors of the publication added that the United States has never refused to transfer Western tanks to Ukraine.
Western tanks for Ukraine
On January 24, German media reported that German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was ready to hand over Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the United States will soon announce the dispatch of Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
Earlier, Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine is “looking at the Abrams.”
On January 14, the UK announced that the Ukrainian army would receive Challenger 2 tanks.
French President Macron believes that his country could theoretically transfer Leclerc tanks to Ukraine. But for this, three conditions must be met.