Madrid even apologized to Germany “for the excitement and pressure exerted on the chancellor,” the press writes.
The German authorities rejected Spain’s plans to transfer about 40 German Leopard 2A4 tanks to Ukraine after their modernization. Spiegel writes about this, citing government sources.
The German authorities warned the Spanish side in telephone conversations that this step would be a retreat from the decision – albeit informal – taken by all Western allies not to supply Ukraine with tanks.
The editors of Business Insider in Germany write that Madrid even apologized to Germany “for the excitement and pressure exerted on the chancellor.”
At the same time, it is reported that 100 Marder infantry fighting vehicles for Ukraine are being modernized in Germany.
Earlier it was reported that the IRIS-T missile systems promised by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz would arrive in Ukraine in October.
Perild.com explains why Germany is delaying arms deliveries.