In Ramstein, some countries that have Leopard 2 tanks agreed to start training courses for the Ukrainian military.
Some other countries called their aid packages for Ukraine "behind closed doors".
The Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Oleksiy Reznikov, said this in a comment to LIGA.net.
He emphasized that the participants of the meeting in Ramstein agreed "to create the capabilities of the Armed Forces and the security and defense sector to continue counteroffensive operations with the aim of liberating Ukrainian territories."
"The key goal of the members of the Ramstein club is to fully support Ukraine to victory. Ukraine's victory must be unequivocal and as soon as possible without any conditions. This is the general mood and what was heard in the hall today by all the participants," said Reznikov.
He also informed that the information about the main aid packages for Ukraine from other countries was made public earlier, so there was no additional intrigue.
Some countries also named their aid packages today, but it was done behind closed doors
, so not everything can be said today. The only thing I can say is that it gives me additional reasons for optimism, since it is about a powerful strengthening of our Armed Forces, the security and defense sector," the minister said.
the issue of Leopard 2 tanks
, he declared an "optimistic breakthrough".
The meeting participants agreed that countries with Leopard 2 in service can start training courses for Ukrainian tank crews.
As for the planes
As for the planes
, Reznikov said that their supply was not discussed at this meeting.
The minister also announced the next meeting in the Rammstein format for the middle of February - around the same time as the "Ministry of Ministers of NATO countries".
We will remind, on January 20, following the results of the meeting in Ramstein regarding military aid to Ukraine, a new package of support from foreign partners was announced.
In particular, this package included air defense equipment and their missiles, armored personnel carriers, BMPs, SUVs, helicopters, howitzers, self-propelled artillery, shells and British tanks.
However, the participants of the meeting in Ramstein did not decide on the supply of German Leopard tanks to Ukraine.
German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius explained that there were arguments "for" and "against" put forward by different countries.
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