Spain refused to send tanks to Ukraine because of their “absolutely deplorable condition”

This technique can no longer be used.

Tank Leopard 2A4 / photo US Army

Spain will not deliver Leopard tanks Ukraine, who were at a military base in Zaragoza. Examinations showed that the technique is unsuitable for use and dangerous for people.

How the portal transmits El Mundosuch a statement was made by the Minister of Defense of Spain, Margarita Robles.

“Today we are considering all possibilities, but I can already say that [танки] Leopard, which have not been used in Zaragoza for many years, cannot be sent [на войну в Украину]because they are in an absolutely deplorable state,” Robles said.

According to the Minister of Defense, Spain conducted the relevant examinations and established the unsuitability of the equipment for use. Tanks are dangerous for people who will use them on the battlefield. Therefore, the country “cannot ship” the machines.

Recall, information about the transfer of heavy weapons to Ukraine from Spain appeared in the media June 5th It was about anti-aircraft missile systems and reactivated Leopard 2A4 battle tanks.

media also reportedthat Spain planned to transfer 40 old German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to our country. However, the German government did not allow this.

Such data appeared on June 11, and a month later in the media published other information, they say, Spain still seeks to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2A4 and M113 tracked armored personnel carriers. Allegedly, the package would include 10 units of the first equipment and 20 units of the second. Now, however, tank deliveries have been cancelled.

War of the Russian Federation against Ukraine

  • 24 February RF invaded to independent Ukraine and caused a real collapse in the country. The invaders not only seize military units, airports and other strategic facilities, but also shoot at civilians and high-rise buildings of cities.
  • February 27, 2022 information appeared that Belarus can declare war on Ukraine. There is no official confirmation of the invasion of her army into our territory yet.

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