On Thursday, the German parliament, the Bundestag, voted overwhelmingly in favor of providing Ukraine with heavy weapons.
With a majority of 586 votes, the delegates called on the federal government to “continue to supply and expedite the supply of arms to Ukraine, where possible, for example, exchanges on the structure of heavy weapons and complex structures.”
But the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) insisted that Germany’s defense capabilities should not be threatened.
Notably, only 100 delegates voted against and 7 abstained.
It is noteworthy that the federal government has so far received clear support for all measures taken to deal with the crisis in Ukraine, including sanctions against Russia, assistance in war crimes investigations, and the restructuring of Germany’s infrastructure without reliance on energy. Russian.
A joint memorandum between the Christian Union and the ruling coalition (which supports the supply of heavy weapons to Ukraine) said: “The German parliament strongly condemns Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine.
Both parliamentary constituencies, the opposition Left Party and the Right to Alternative German (AFD), did not support the supply of heavy weapons to Ukraine, and Deitmar Parts, chairman of the Left Party’s parliamentary group, warned of a nuclear war as a result of arms supplies to Ukraine.
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