Now the West is ready to supply deadly weapons to Ukraine
At a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, there are signs of a change in course. Pressure is mounting on Germany to supply more weapons – including death. According to the WELT, Ukrainian soldiers can train in the West.
EIt is a contest against time: as Russia mobilizes its troops in the east and south of the country during the Ukraine war, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg hopes that NATO nations will take advantage of the time when Russian forces are reorganized. Weapons to provide the best style. According to Stoltenberg, there is an “urgent need” for weapons. These include anti-ship missiles, heavy air defense systems such as the S-300, aircraft and armored vehicles.
The request of the former Prime Minister of Norway should not be ignored. At a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, it became clear that the majority of the 30 NATO countries were ready to change course in their weapons policy. In particular: in the future, more heavy, dangerous weapons will be supplied to Ukraine.
The war will last “many months or years”.
After the meeting Stoltenberg said with satisfaction, “The Allies are ready to do more. The Czech Republic has already supplied Kyiv with several T-72 tanks and BVP-1 infantry vehicles. The reasons for this change are the massacre of civilians by Russian troops. The coalition estimates that sustainability and war will last “many months or even years.”
Foreign Minister Annalena Berbach (Greens) said on Thursday that Germany would continue to support Ukraine’s defense capabilities. It is not clear what she said. But Berlin is now more likely to supply Ukraine with significantly more weapons than ever before, including deadly weapons such as mortar infantry vehicles. This will be the reverse of the previous levels. By the end of February, Berbaugh had already said: “If the world is different, so must politics.”
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba, who was present as a guest of NATO foreign ministers in the wake of the feared major offensive in the east and south of the country, called for “weapons, weapons and ammunition” above all else. Germany should do more too. “When Berlin has time, Kiev doesn’t have it,” he said. In particular, Ukraine has already demanded 100 mortar infantry vehicles from Berlin.
It is now conceivable that the redundant mortar tanks currently owned by the RhineMetal company will be re-floated. But it will take time. But there is another problem: Ukrainian gunmen, drivers and generals must be trained to use “mortar”, as the so-called repair team.
At this week’s meeting of NATO foreign ministers, but at the G – 7 meeting in late March, there was already intense debate over whether, according to WELT, modern training could be provided to Ukrainian soldiers in the West. And high-precision weapons. Putin saw this as a Western intervention in the war, and the risk that it could be used as an excuse to attack NATO is now considered less in coalition circles, at least not because of the Russian casualties to date.
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