Western heavy tanks: “important step for the final victory”, hails Zelensky

Western heavy tanks: “Important step for final victory», hails Zelensky

UPDATE DAY

The announcements of deliveries of Western heavy tanks to Kyiv are “an important step for the final victory”, welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday, who had been calling for such vehicles for several months.

“Thank you to Joe Biden for a powerful new decision to supply Abrams (tanks) to Ukraine. Grateful to Americans for their support,” he tweeted.

“Today the free world is united like never before with a common goal: the liberation of Ukraine.” , the Ukrainian leader added.

US President Joe Biden's announcement earlier Wednesday to provide 31 Abrams tanks to Kyiv is “a solid outcome of negotiations with allies and a manifestation of global support for Ukraine”, also rejoiced Prime Minister Denys Chmygal.

“We will never forget it. The big moment is coming. Democracy will prevail”, for his part launched the head of the presidential administration, Andriï Iermak.

In addition to the United States, Germany has agreed to send Leopard 2 heavy tanks to Ukraine, a green light that Norway and Poland were waiting for in particular, which immediately announced that they would send such armored vehicles to Kyiv.