Scholz refused to supply Kiev with weapons for strikes against Russia

Scholz expressed support for Biden’s decision not to supply Kiev with weapons for strikes on RussiaGermania will not supply Ukraine with weapons for strikes on Russian territory.

This was stated by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, reports T-Online.

He explained that this position is connected with the unwillingness to allow the escalation of the conflict. “I think everyone else should adhere to this principle,” Scholz said, recalling a similar decision by American leader Joe Biden.

The collapse of hopes.How did the pandemic and sanctions against Russia deal a crushing blow to the global economy?On June 21, 2022, the delivery of German armament19 August, Scholz said that Germany supplies Ukraine with “very, very many weapons.”

“It is important to say, we are doing this regularly now, this is a very effective weapon,” the head of the German government said. According to him, Gepard anti-aircraft tanks have already been delivered to Kiev, and deliveries of the Cobra artillery radar and the Iris-T air defense system are planned in the near future. “Germany will help Ukraine as much as it is necessary, but there should be no escalation of the conflict. And this is the basic principle,” the German politician added.

At the same time, the newspaper Die Welt found out that Ukrainian diplomats have repeatedly appealed to the German government since the beginning of June with a request to transfer more weapons to Kiev, but Berlin avoids new arms supplies. German officials explain this by saying that Germany itself needs the equipment.

“They want to win” The US is spending billions on military aid to Ukraine. Why is America getting involved in a conflict with Russia?On June 13, 2022, later in the German Armed Forces indicated that they were no longer able to supply weapons to Ukraine from their own reserves.

“We have reached the permissible limit,” said the head of the military department, Christina Lambrecht. She added that the German army could not be weakened any further.

Long-range weapons of the United States on Ukrainewashington banned Kiev from using long-range weapons for strikes on Russian territory.

However, Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexei Reznikov said that Kiev could use it to “de-occupy the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.” He clarified that the restriction will not apply to Crimea, Donbass and other areas occupied by Russian and allied troops.

The Belarusian national battalion has appeared as part of the AFU.Who joins it and why? On August 19, 2022, it later became clear that the United States still allowed the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) to use American weapons in Crimea “for self-defense.”

An unnamed source in the White House explained to Politico that “Washington does not choose targets, and everything we have provided is intended for self-defense. Any goal that Kiev decides to pursue on sovereign Ukrainian soil, by definition, is self—defense,” he stressed.

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