At the end of January, Germany had set itself the goal of making an entire battalion with 30 to 31 main battle tanks available to Ukraine. 14 of them are said to come from Bundeswehr stocks, for the remaining tanks Berlin is waiting for commitments from the allies.
Scholz emphasized that Germany will continue to coordinate all important steps closely with its alliance partners in the future. It is "caution before rush job, cohesion before solo performance," said the Chancellor. In addition, the support for Ukraine must be designed in such a way "that we can keep it up for a long time".
The Munich Security Conference takes place from Friday to Sunday in the Bavarian capital. This year it is marked by the Ukraine war. More than 150 high-ranking government officials from around the world are taking part in this year's meeting, including French President Emmanuel Macron and US Vice President Kamala Harris.