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Canada may transfer Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
Canada may join the so-called “tank coalition”. The country can provide Ukraine with four German Leopard 2 tanks.
As reported CBC News with reference to high-ranking sources, Canada is considering the possibility of transferring four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. However, the decision to provide the equipment to Kyiv has not yet been made.
At the same time, the announcement about the transfer of tanks to Ukraine can be made as early as Thursday, January 26.
“One interlocutor said that Canada is likely to hand over the A4 tank model to Ukraine, the oldest of the country’s Armed Forces. Canada bought the A4 from the Netherlands during the war in Afghanistan,” the article emphasizes.
The war in Ukraine: Canada’s role
On January 18, it became known that Canada handed over Ukraine received 200 Senator armored vehicles as part of military assistance to repel Russian aggression.
Besides, Canada already bought in the USA, the NASAMS anti-aircraft missile system and ammunition for it. Delivery is expected “as soon as possible”.
On December 19, they were in Ukraine received an additional 500 million Canadian dollars (equivalent to 367 million US dollars) within the framework of the credit agreement between Ukraine and Canada.