Poland signals intent to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

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By Pawel Florkiewicz WARSAW/KYIV (Reuters) – Poland’s prime minister said on Monday his government would ask Germany for permission to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine – and planned to send them whether or not Berlin agreed. The Kyiv government desperately wants the German-made Leopard 2 tank to break through Russian lines and recapture territory this year. Pressure on Berlin – which must approve re-exports of the Leopard – also came from EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels. Latvia’s foreign minister said “there are no good arguments” why the battle tanks could not be provided. The issue has…

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