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Belgium is ready to train Ukrainian pilots on F-16

May 17, 2023

Belgium has announced its readiness to train Ukrainian pilots on American F-16 fighters.


Sources: DeMorgen concerning the Office of the Prime Minister of Belgium, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak in Telegram

It is reported that the issue of F-16s was discussed by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a meeting with Prime Ministers of Belgium Alexander De Kroo and the Netherlands Mark Rutte.

"During the summit in The Hague earlier this month, the F-16 issue was also discussed during a meeting between Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the Prime Minister. We said that we cannot supply the aircraft, but we can train pilots," the newspaper said.

The information was also confirmed by Andriy Yermak. "We need fighter jets and we thank our allies for their decision to work in this direction. In particular, Belgium has also confirmed its readiness to train pilots," he wrote on social media.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 17/05/2023

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