Netherlands guarantees Ukraine F16 fighter jets ‘directly’


KYIV: The Netherlands will start sending F-16 fighter planes to Ukraine “with out lengthen,” International Minister Caspar Veldkamp mentioned all through a discuss with to Kyiv on the weekend.

Ukraine hopes the complicated US-made jets will assist it acquire air superiority over Russia and higher give protection to its troops and towns from day by day bombardments by means of Moscow’s troops.

In his first world shuttle since turning into overseas minister ultimate week, Veldkamp mentioned the Netherlands used to be poised to ship the jets after the vital export licenses have been granted ultimate week.

“Now that we have clearance at the first F-16s, they are going to be delivered with out lengthen,” Veldkamp mentioned Saturday in a press convention within the Ukrainian capital.

Main points of the shuttle have been saved secret till Sunday for safety causes.

He didn’t supply additional main points or state a particular date when the first of 24 promised F-16s would arrive in Ukraine.

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