Spain to supply Ukraine with four more Leopard tanks, armored personnel carriers

Spain to supply Ukraine with four more Leopard tanks, armored personnel carriers

Spain will soon supply Ukraine with an additional four Leopard tanks, armored personnel carriers and a mobile field hospital.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said this at a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Saturday, July 1, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.

"Spain will soon deliver new military hardware to help [Ukraine] in the war, including four Leopard tanks and armored personnel carriers. We will also supply a mobile field hospital with surgical equipment. This element should bolster Ukraine's ability to provide assistance to wounded military personnel and civilians near the front line," Sanchez said.

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He also noted that in the past few months, Spain has provided various types of assistance to more than 650 Ukrainian citizens, many of whom were wounded in action.

"I am also pleased to inform you that after our bilateral talks during my latest visit to Kyiv, Ukrainian therapists are already undergoing advanced training in the city of Zaragoza. They study modern methods of treatment and the use of prostheses. Even more specialists will arrive in Spain every next three weeks for training. They will be able to provide better treatment and rehabilitation," Sanchez said.

Sanchez is visiting Ukraine on Saturday.

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