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Belgium cannot give fighter jets to Ukraine

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 13:46

Alexander de Croo, Prime Minister of Belgium, stated that his country cannot provide Ukraine with fighter jets, as his country needs them too.

Source: Politico, states European Pravda.

The Prime Minister said that Belgian fighter jets are used to protect NATO states in the Baltic region, as well as the airspace of Belgium and the Netherlands. 


"We really need our jets, and we can’t give them away."

Earlier, Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki said that Poland is ready to supply Kyiv with fighter jets, but will not be the first to do it among NATO countries

Ben Wallace, UK Minister of Defence, ruled out the possibility of quick provision of fighter jets to Ukraine.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak confirmed on 8 February that London is ready to consider providing Ukraine with fighter jets and the decision to train pilots is actually the first step towards this.

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