US President Joe Biden had a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. They agreed on the transfer of Western infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine.
The press service of the White House writes about it.
In the conversation, Biden confirmed that the United States would deliver the M2 Bradley BMP to Ukraine, and Germany would provide the Marder BMP. Both countries will jointly train Ukrainian crews.
The USA and Germany also agreed to strengthen the Ukrainian air defense system further. In particular, Germany agreed to provide Ukraine with one more battery of Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems.
- France will hand over AMX-10RC light armored combat vehicles and Bastion wheeled armored personnel carriers to Ukraine.
- On December 21, the United States announced a new military aid package for Ukraine, which will include a battery of Patriot air defense systems.