Daily Telegraph: German Chancellor Scholz decided to supply tanks to Ukraine in order to maintain his power
London, 13 February 2023, 01:32 — REGNUM Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz decided to supply tanks to Ukraine, thus wanting to protect himself and keep his position, says the director of strategy, technology and arms control of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) William Alberke.
The expert stated this in a commentary to the British newspaper Daily Telegraph. Alberke believes that Scholz’s decision was influenced not only by pressure from the Western allies, but also by internal factors.
The expert said that the German Chancellor is trying to compete with the German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbockwhich promotes the transfer of tanks to Ukraine.
As reported IA REGNUMOn February 5, Annalena Burbock said she was asked not to joke about Olaf Scholz. She also claims that she wanted to go dressed as a Leopard 2 tank to a carnival where playful orders were presented, but then she abandoned the idea.
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