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The White House says it will approve Ukrainian F-16 training in Europe

Jul 17, 2023

The United States will not postpone the training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighters.


This was stated by US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, RBC-Ukraine reports citing CNN.

"The United States is not postponing the training of Ukrainian fighters on F-16s," he said.

According to the adviser, the United States will allow European countries to start training Ukrainian pilots in F-16 fighter jets.

"Yes, we will do it. The President has given the green light, and we will allow, support, facilitate, and provide the necessary tools for Ukrainians to start training on F-16s as soon as the Europeans are ready," he said.

Sullivan noted that according to his data, European countries need several weeks to prepare training capabilities and that the United States will meet any schedule they set.

"The United States will not be delayed in ensuring that F-16 training begins," he said.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 17/07/2023

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