With F-16 aircraft, Ukraine among top countries in terms of combat aviation capabilities - Zelensky

With F-16 aircraft, Ukraine among top countries in terms of combat aviation capabilities - Zelensky

After receiving the F-16, Ukraine will be among the world's top military powers in terms of combat aviation capabilities.

This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in his video address to the participants of the VI International Veterans Forum 'Ukraine. Defenders. Future' organized by the Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine, according to Ukrinform.

"As a result of our foreign visits these days, we have at least four defense packages from our partners for Ukraine. And the main thing we have achieved is the opening of F-16 supplies for our country. We have agreed on a specific number of the first delivery of aircraft from two countries - the Netherlands and Denmark. And we are working on even better results... In terms of combat aviation performance, Ukraine will be among the top strongest countries in the world," the President said.

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He noted that during his international visits he met with our guys and girls who have already started training in Denmark. In addition, he said, Ukrainian pilots and engineers will begin training in other countries of the aviation coalition.

"All our warriors in the sky are highly motivated to use the new combat aircraft for our country as soon as possible," the President emphasized.

This means, he emphasized, that we will be able to save more lives of our military and civilians.

"And all the bilateral meetings that I am holding in the framework of the Ukraine-Balkans summit: Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Moldova - strengthen Ukraine and help our country get closer to our strategic goals," Zelensky said.

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According to him, today the priority of state policy is to give our soldiers everything they need to fight and win. "That is why we are working 24/7 for the best weapons in the world for the soldiers of Ukraine," the Head of State said.

As reported, on August 20, the Netherlands and Denmark announced their decision to provide Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets. Ukrainian pilots and engineers have already begun training to use these aircraft.

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