US tanks for Kyiv would be ‘blatant provocation’ against Russia, says envoy

US Army M1 Abram tanks in Garkalne, Latvia, 08 February 2017. Reports state that 15 M1 Abrams tanks, six Bradley fighting vehicles and other military equipment has arrived in Garkalne. EPA-EFE FILE/VALDA KALNINA

Moscow, Jan 25 (EFE).- Washington’s possible approval of M1 Abrams battle tanks for Ukraine would be a blatant provocation against Russia, Moscow’s ambassador to the United States said Wednesday. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that Washington was poised to approve just over 30 tanks for Kyiv, according to US officials, and follows reports from … Read more