“As you know, Abrams tanks are very complex vehicles and require a lot of training.

Although we confirmed their delivery yesterday, it will take some time to get them to the battlefield.

This cannot happen in time for the spring offensive, ”she said during the hearings in the US Senate.

Earlier, US President Joe Biden confirmed that Washington would transfer 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Kyiv.

He noted that with the onset of spring, the Ukrainian army will prepare for a counteroffensive on the positions of the Russian Armed Forces.