Denmark plans to supply Ukraine with CAESAR self-propelled artillery systems next month and expects to start delivering Leopard 1 tanks by summer.
This was announced by acting Danish Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen at a joint briefing with Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov on Monday in Odesa, Media Center Ukraine reports.
"We hope that we will supply CAESAR artillery systems to Ukraine next month. They are currently at training grounds in Denmark," said Poulsen.
He also reminded me that two months ago Denmark signed an agreement with Germany on Leopard 1 tanks.
"We hope to start delivering tanks by the summer. Looking ahead six months, it will be possible to supply about 100 Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine," said Poulsen.
He added that in the future it will be possible to discuss the supply of Leopard 2 tanks, which are not very numerous in Denmark. "We will consider other possible ways of transferring them," Mr. Poulsen said.-
He also emphasized that it is important that Ukrainian specialists have the opportunity to service and repair these weapons before they arrive in Ukraine, and this will be worked out.
Author - Olena Madiak, 10/04/2023