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Scene of devastation after Ukraine helicopter crash








 

Summary

  1. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is facing mounting pressure to export its highly regarded Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine

  2. More than 50 countries are meeting at Germany's Ramstein airbase to coordinate arms supplies for Kyiv

  3. President Zelensky says Western defence chiefs must provide Ukraine with advanced weapons as a matter of urgency

  4. The meeting's host, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, also urges allies to support Ukraine as it faces a "decisive moment" in the conflict

  5. The Polish prime minister has said he is "moderately pessimistic" about getting Berlin's blessing for the tanks to be provided

  6. Meanwhile, Russia has warned Western countries that providing tanks to Ukraine would mark an "extremely dangerous" escalation in the conflict


 


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