Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Germany Volodymyr Melnyk demands that Germany supply 12,000 anti-tank missiles immediately.
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On the eve of Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to Ukraine on Monday, February 14, Ambassador of Ukraine to Berlin Andriy Melnyk renewed the demand for the supply of lethal weapons from Germany. On the air of Bild-TV, he demanded that 12,000 anti-tank missiles be delivered to Kyiv immediately in order to repel a possible Russian ground attack on Ukraine. The ambassador said that the situation is dramatic. What we need to be prepared for today is the worst-case scenario. ”
The federal government refuses to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons. However, he is considering supplying Ukraine with weapons below this threshold. The list of desired types of weapons compiled by the Ukrainian embassy as of February 3 this year includes a number of weapons that are clearly not lethal weapons. These include electronic tracking systems, demining equipment, protective suits, digital radio stations, radar stations and night vision devices. There are no anti-tank missiles in this wish list, the publication notes.
On Monday, February 14, this year German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is leaving for Kyiv to meet with President Zelensky. On Tuesday, February 15, this year it will be received by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.