Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine - source

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a joint news conference as part of a Franco-German joint cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France January 22, 2023. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Pool/File Photo

BERLIN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has decided to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine and allow other countries such as Poland to do so while the U.S. may supply Abrams tanks, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

A government spokesperson, the foreign and the defence ministries declined to comment.

Reporting by Andreas Rinke, Writing by Riham Alkousaa

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