The Bundeswehr (German armed forces) can no longer supply weapons and military equipment to Ukraine from its own reserves, said the Ministry of defence of Germany, reports Spiegel.
“With regard to the supply from the warehouses of the Bundeswehr, we came to an acceptable limit,” — said the representative of the defense Minister Christine Lambrecht, adding that the Bundeswehr could not more to be relaxed.
Thus the Ministry has commented on the article three deputies of the Bundestag (German Parliament) — Christian Blade (Social democratic party), Sarah Nanni and Alexander Muller (Free democratic party) — with a call to increase the supply of weapons and military equipment to Ukraine, including the reserves of the Bundeswehr.
They believe that they need to “pull” the defense industry, and the potential of the German army “could and should” go by the wayside, as the “survival of Ukraine in the interests of security policy in Germany.”
In the office of the Chancellor of Germany is Olaf Scholz, commenting on the article, referred to his recent statements that Berlin is already delivers Ukraine has a large number of weapons and it’s important not to exacerbate the conflict, the newspaper writes. “We have taken note of the statement from the Parliament,” — said in the office Scholz.
Call of German MPs supported the government of Ukraine. The foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote in his Twitter: “Well-armed Ukraine — the best long-term investment in Europe’s security”.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz earlier repeatedly rejected the claims of inadequate military support to Ukraine. He pointed out that the Ukrainian army Berlin received a weapon that is not in service with the German armed forces. In addition, the Chancellor said that Germany put “everything”: anti-aircraft and anti-tank mines, “tons of ammunition,” a reactive system of volley fire (MLRS), self-propelled howitzers, counterbattery radars.