Supplying Ukraine with F-16s will help restore global food security - Kuleba

Supplying Ukraine with F-16s will help restore global food security - Kuleba

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said that providing Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets will help restore global food security.

Ukraine's foreign policy chief reported this on Twitter, according to Ukrinform.

"Providing Ukraine with F-16s will also help restore global food security. With a squadron of well-equipped F-16s, Ukraine will be able to keep Russian warships and aircraft away from the Black Sea Grain Corridor thus securing its route for an uninterrupted flow of grain vessels," Kuleba wrote.

Read also: Rutte: The Netherlands sees no taboo on F-16 fighter jets for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at a joint press conference with Prime Ministers Mark Rutte of the Netherlands and Alexander De Croo of Belgium in The Hague on May 4 that Ukraine continued to work on the provision of F-16 jets by Western partners and that it expected a positive result.

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