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Britain to hand over Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine

Jan 15, 2023

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ordered to immediately send the first batch of Challenger 2 tanks.


It is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to The Independent.

Reportedly, the British Prime Minister agreed to send a squadron of tanks to Ukraine. According to unofficial information, four Challenger 2 tanks will be sent to Eastern Europe first, and soon Britain will supply eight more units of this equipment.

According to The Sun tabloid, which cites a source in the Sunak administration, the British Prime Minister will inform Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday about his decision to supply heavy equipment.

"The Prime Minister has made it clear that the UK must fulfill its obligations to Ukraine, and this includes providing what is necessary for self-defense and changing the balance of the battlefield," the source said.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 15/01/2023

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