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Finland ready to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine: FM

Delivery hinges on German approval, which could take 'more time,' Haavisto says

A Leopard tank takes part in Finnish army exercises in 2022.   © Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Finland is prepared to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine in support of the fight against the Russia invasion, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said.

Finland, which shares its eastern border with Russia, is putting together a new military aid package for Ukraine that may include the German-made Leopard 2, the mainstay tank of NATO forces in Europe.

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