Date: January 8, 2023 Time: 16:53:19
“49% of those surveyed consider the decision of the German authorities to install Marder incorrect, while 40% of Germans support it,” the material says.
In addition, respondents were asked whether Germany should also supply main battle tanks to Ukraine. It is reported that 38% of Germans answered in the affirmative, while 50% of those polled were opposed.
The survey was conducted on Friday and involved 1,001 people.
On Thursday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and US President Joe Biden agreed in a telephone conversation to send heavy military equipment to Kyiv for the first time since the start of the conflict in Ukraine. Thus, the United States intends to supply Ukraine with Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, and Germany intends to supply it with Marder infantry fighting vehicles. Both countries plan to train Ukrainian forces to work with the relevant systems.