Contents tagged with Taurus

  • UK offers to help Germany deliver Taurus missiles to Ukraine

    London Offers Taurus Missiles Delivery Aid to Ukraine, Placing German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in a Quandary

    According to BILD, the UK has proposed assisting Germany with the delivery of German Taurus missiles to Ukraine, a move that has put Chancellor Olaf Scholz in an uncomfortable position.

    The British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron, offered support to Germany for the transportation of the Taurus cruise missiles to Ukraine.

    "We are determined to work closely with our German partners on …

  • Media: Germany likely wants to transfer Taurus missiles to Ukraine

    The governing coalition parties in Germany have prepared a proposal for arms supplies to Ukraine which include the provision of long-range weapons systems, reports the newspaper Bild, citing the German Press Agency. The Taurus cruise missiles were also considered but are not explicitly listed.

    The coalition has reportedly crafted a non-public proposal aimed at delivering more ammunition to Kyiv. The assistance is also said to encompass the provision of transport vehicles and weapons systems. A …

  • Pressure mounts on German Chancellor to supply Ukraine with Taurus long-range missiles

    Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz is facing increased pressure from the opposition CDU/CSU bloc to supply Ukraine with Taurus long-range missiles, as announced by CDU chairman Friedrich Merz. The conservatives plan to call a parliamentary vote on the issue following a report by the Bundestag's armed forces commissioner Eva Högl, said Merz on Tuesday, January 16.

    Looking at the worsening situation in Ukraine, Merz said that "there are no prospects" for the Ukrainian army to repel Russian forces …

  • German politicians urge Chancellor Scholz to supply Ukraine with Taurus missiles amid increasing Russian attacks

    In Germany, Chancellor Olaf Scholz is facing increasing pressure from a range of political forces regarding whether Ukraine should strike targets within Russia amid increasing Russian attacks, and whether Germany should supply Ukraine with long-range precision Taurus cruise missiles, reports the newspaper Rheinische Post.

    The publication notes that the Russian army continues to inflict mass strikes on Ukraine. Experts believe Russia is seeking to deplete Ukraine's supplies over the winter and …

  • German Defense Minister: decision on supplying Taurus missiles to Ukraine expected within two weeks

    German authorities may make a decision on supplying Ukraine with Taurus long-range  missiles within one to two weeks, reported Tagesschau, citing German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius.

    "If it takes a week or two for the decision to be made, then so be it," he said at the first Westphalian Peace Conference in Münster.

    Pistorius assured that this does not indicate any doubts from the federal government's side.

    "Germany must demonstrate such caution, even if it is difficult for our Ukrainian …