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Germany’s Ukraine tank blunder is embarrassing for Berlin

20 September 2023

8:54 PM

20 September 2023

8:54 PM

Ukraine is reported to have rejected a consignment of Germany’s Leopard 1 tanks – on the grounds that they are technically flawed, and that Ukrainian engineers lack the skills and training to fix them.

Embarrassingly for Germany, this is the second time that Ukraine has turned its collective nose up at a delivery of German armour.

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