The US is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, Joe Biden announced
US President Joe Biden announced that his country will deliver 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. The US and Europe are “totally united” in their support for Ukraine against Russia’s “truly brutal aggression,” Biden said in his statement.
He said he had earlier today held a “long conversation” with NATO allies, including Olaf Scholz, Emmanuel Macron, Richie Sunac, and Giorgia Meloni, to continue “our close coordination”.
Russia expected that “we would split,” he says. “But we are completely, completely, completely united.”
Earlier, the White House, cited by Reuters, said the US president held a video conference call with French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak about their countries’ close cooperation in aid. for Ukraine.
The conversation took place after Germany announced that it would provide Ukraine with a company of 14 Leopard 2 tanks from its stockpile and approve the shipment of such machines from other European countries.