Ukraine asks Germany for air-to-surface missiles

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Ukraine asks Germany for air-to-surface missiles

BERLIN: Ukraine has asked Berlin to provide it with Taurus air-to-surface missiles that have a range in excess of 500km, Germany’s defence ministry told AFP today.

“We have a received a request from the Ukrainian side in recent days,” a ministry spokesman said, without providing further details.

The request comes as Ukraine prepares to launch a counteroffensive in an effort to wrestle back territory seized by Russia since Moscow invaded its neighbour in February 2022, sparking the biggest conflict on European soil since World War II.

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