Slovakia approved sending 13 MiG-29 fighters to Ukraine

The Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger announced on Twitter on March 17, 2023, that the Slovak government approved the transfer of 13 MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine.

Source: The Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger

“Slovak government just approved sending 13 MiG29s to Ukraine! Promises must be kept&when the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked for more weapons including fighter jets, I said we’ll do our best. Glad others’re doing the same. Military aid’s key to ensure Ukraine can defend itself&the entire Europe against Russia,” tweeted the Prime Minister of Slovakia.

Polish President Andrzej Duda said on March 16, 2023, that the first four MiG-29 fighter jets promised by Poland will be delivered to Ukraine in the coming days.

In addition, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen also said on March 16 that Western countries are discussing whether to send fighter jets to Ukraine.

At the same time, the USA, Great Britain and other countries still refuse to hand over planes to Ukraine. In particular, US President Joe Biden said that Kyiv does not need planes yet.

See also: Slovakia opens a repair base for damaged Ukrainian military equipment

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