Albares now pleads for a joint decision by the European Union on sending tanks to Ukraine
Yesterday, from Davos, he pointed out that the shipment of armored vehicles to kyiv was “not on the table” for Spain.
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jose Manuel Albareshas advocated this Wednesday for the decision on the shipment of tanks to Ukraine to be taken jointly by the European Union, which will discuss the matter in its council of defense ministers this Friday.
Albares has indicated this to the press at the Centro Sefarad-Israel in Madrid, after having indicated a day earlier in Davos that the possibility of sending armored combat cars to Ukraine for its defense was not “on the table” for the Spanish government. before Russia.
“We like to do things together with the rest of the allies,” Albares stressed when asked about it in Madrid. And he added: “Let me wait until the different opinions are transferred and the decisions that have to be made are made next Friday, and that is where the decisions are made.”
In recent days, pressure has increased, especially from kyiv’s closest allies, for the EU partners, and above all Germany, to send these weapons to Ukraine, and this Wednesday the President of the European Council, Charles Michel , has declared himself “personally in favor” of sending tanks.
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