Ukraine war live updates: Zelenskyy says Belarus does not want to join Russia’s war; Germany mulls whether to send tanks to Ukraine

Germany has again refused to commit to allowing German-made tanks to be sent to Ukraine despite intense pressure from Kyiv and other allies.

German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said Tuesday that Berlin has not changed its position on whether to allow German-made Leopard 2 tanks to be sent to Ukraine — or to permit other countries with German-made tanks to send their units to Kyiv. Speaking after a visit to Berlin by NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Pistorius said the government still needed to assess the situation.

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba helped to fuel expectations that a decision on tanks was […]

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