Boris Johnson today implores the West to give Ukraine the weapons it needs to defeat Vladimir Putin now.
In an extraordinarily powerful – and emotional – rallying cry, the former PM says Kyiv can win the war this year if it gets the right equipment.
Mr Johnson says that with hundreds of tanks and other weaponry it can be ‘game over’ for Putin but, with Germany and others dithering, he asks: ‘What the hell are we waiting for?’
Britain is the only country to commit to sending tanks to help fight the Russians but the 14 assigned so far will not make a battle-winning difference.
Pleas from Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky for Germany to release up to 2,000 Leopard 2 tanks operated by Nato states have been ignored.
Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky address students of the State Taras Shevchenko University, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine January 22, 2023
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