WARSAW: Poland isn’t in talks to ship F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, a deputy defence minister mentioned Tuesday, a day after the US dominated out delivering fighter jets to the war-torn nation.
“There are not any official discussions on transferring F-16s in the meanwhile,” Poland’s Wojciech Skurkiewicz instructed AFP.
Poland at present has 48 American-made F-16 warplanes.
Requested earlier whether or not Poland would take motion on sending F-16s to Kyiv, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki mentioned “any new air power can be organised and probably transferred in session with NATO international locations.”
“We’ll act in full coordination,” he added on Monday.
Later that day, US President Joe Biden mentioned he wouldn’t be sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine to assist it battle Russian aggression.
Ukraine’s leaders have mentioned the F-16s are on the prime of their newest weapons want checklist.
Western nations this month lastly agreed after severe divisions to ship Ukraine fashionable NATO-standard tanks, one of the highly effective weapons of their typical armies.