Ukraine conference in Ramstein: Nothing new about the Leopard

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German tanks for Ukraine: decision “in a week, in two or in one day”

At a conference, the countries of the Ukraine contact group discussed further aid. The question of whether Germany will deliver main battle tanks in the foreseeable future remained unanswered.

Host in Ramstein: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

Ronald Wittek/EPA

The big question, the answer to which some were still waiting a few days ago, was not answered in Ramstein: whether Germany could bring itself to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2 main battle tanks was raised at the American air force base in south-west Germany, where defense ministers of the 54-nation Ukraine contact group met, no decision.