Meanwhile, German officials are in talks with Qatar’s foreign ministry about the emirate’s possible repurchase of Gepards purchased for World Cup stadium security, according to Süddeutsche Zeitung
The German government has given the go-ahead to supply Leopard 1 tanks from German defense industry stockpiles to the Ukrainian military and is in talks with Qatar to buy back 15 tanks fitted with twin Gepard anti-aircraft guns to send to Kyiv, a report says. in today’s Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper.
The delivery of the older Leopards to Ukraine may take place as soon as they are repaired, government sources told the newspaper.
Rheinmetall and Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft (FFG) intend to repair them and make them available to the Ukrainian military if they wish to buy them, according to the same sources.
Meanwhile, German officials are in talks with Qatar’s foreign ministry about the emirate’s possible repurchase of Gepards purchased for World Cup stadium security, according to Zidowice Zeitung, who adds that Berlin is also trying to buy ammunition. for those from Doha.
“The Gepards have proven to be highly effective in the war in Ukraine. If we could secure more from our partners, that would definitely help the Ukrainians,” Germany’s new defense minister, Boris Pistorius, explained to the German newspaper.
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