NATO Secretary General: No Final Decision on Supply of Combat Aircraft to Kyiv, but Possibility Remains

NATO Secretary General: No Final Decision on Supplying Combat Aircraft to Kyiv

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the final decision on the supply of combat aircraft to Kyiv has not yet been made, but did not rule out such a possibility.

This happened in an interview with Dagbladet TV, in which Stoltenberg continued: “It is quite possible, except that there is no final decision on this issue.”

Training of Ukrainian Pilots to Begin This Month

On August 2, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced that the training of Ukrainian pilots would begin this month. According to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the training program will take at least 6 months and may take place in Denmark or the Netherlands. It is expected that by the spring of 2024, Ukrainian pilots will be able to fly F-16s over Ukraine.

Russian Foreign Minister Warns of Potential Armed Clash

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has previously pointed out that the United States of America and its dependencies in the NATO alliance create the danger of a direct armed clash with Russia, which is fraught with catastrophic consequences.

He added that the acquisition by Kiev of aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons, Russia will consider a Western nuclear threat to it.

Source: News

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