Germany to send Ukraine surface-to-air missiles and anti-tank weapons


ermany is to send 1,000 anti-tank weapons and 500 “Stinger” surface-to-air missiles to Ukraine, the government in Berlin confirms.

The move marks a major change from its long-standing policy of banning weapon exports to conflict zones.

“In this situation, it is our duty to support Ukraine to the best of our ability in its defence against Vladimir Putin’s invading army,” says Chancellor Olof Scholz.