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Germany intends to increase supplies of ammunition to Ukraine three to four times

ByJohn Newman

Feb 15, 2024

The head of the German Ministry of Defense, Boris Pistorius, said that Germany wants to send more shells to Ukraine this year. The German official clarified that Berlin intends to increase the volume of supplies of ammunition to the Ukrainian Armed Forces by three to four times.

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Germany intends to increase supplies of ammunition to Ukraine three to four times

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The head of the German defense department at the Ramstein meeting said that Berlin continues to invest in the production of ammunition, so this year it will provide Kiev with more shells, NBN reports “with reference to RBC-Ukraine.

According to the minister, Germany has earmarked 3.5 billion euros for the production of ammunition. German authorities expect that they will be able to transfer three to four times more shells for the Armed Forces of Ukraine than they provided last year.

Earlier, the head of the German government, Olaf Scholz, said that Europe will have the highest defense spending from his country. The Federal Chancellor said that Berlin will increase military spending in order to fulfill its obligations to Ukrainians and have the tools to deter aggressors.

nbnews.com.ua

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