German defence minister resigns amid calls for more Ukraine support

by 24britishtvJan. 18, 2023, 11:50 a.m. 17
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The resignation of a German defence minister after a series of personal gaffes might not normally make the headlines here, but Christine Lambrecht's ignominious departure comes at a key moment for Germany's post-war approach to its armed forces (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Europe's largest economy is under pressure to beef up its military, a challenge to which Ms Lambrecht failed to rise, and to send more advanced weapons to Ukraine. The immediate question; will Chancellor Olaf Sholz supply the battle tanks that could help give the Ukrainians the upper hand? ------- Watch more of our explainer series here - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXjqQf1xYLQ6bu-iixvoFTVsiXQVlVniX Get more news at our site - https://www.channel4.com/news/ Follow us: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/Channel4News

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