The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi during a meeting in Kyiv with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Hanke Breins Sloot discussed the priority needs of the Defense Forces. Among them is the training of pilots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on F-16 fighters and the strengthening of air defense.
RBC-Ukraine reports this regarding the official online representation of the President of Ukraine.
The head of state held a "meaningful meeting" with the Dutch minister and expressed gratitude to the country for supporting Ukraine
"We are grateful for the concrete and strong decisions of the Netherlands, which helped us on the battlefield, helped protect civilians, and also achieved success in ensuring the operation of an alternative humanitarian corridor," Zelenskyi said.
The head of state informed about the current situation at the front and about the strategic goals of the defenders of Ukraine in repelling the full-scale aggression of the Russian Federation.
The meeting also discussed the priority needs of the Defense Forces. First of all, regarding the strengthening of air defense, the provision of additional 155 mm caliber artillery systems and ammunition, as well as the training of the pilots of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on F-16 fighters with the support of the Netherlands.
Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 06/12/2023