“Another batch of Leopard 2s is on its way to Europe as part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to help Ukraine defend itself from Russia’s illegal invasion,” the report states.
The Canadian Armed Forces noted that they continue to support “our Ukrainian friends who are fighting to protect their homeland”.
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A reminder that earlier Canada vowed to hand over four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Later they were delivered to Poland, where the Ukrainian military underwent training to operate them.
On February 24, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an announcement, that the federal government will send another four tanks to Ukraine to support the country in its war against Russia.
Canada also will send an armoured recovery vehicle and 5,000 rounds of ammunition.
"Canadian are standing with Ukrainians, while Ukrainians are standing up for more than their own freedom — they're standing up for all of us. Slava Ukraini [Glory to Ukraine]," Trudeau said in a news conference.
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