Washington is not ready to transfer F-16 fighters to Ukraine

According to Pentagon spokesman Patrick Ryder, the transfer of American fighters The F-16 on the Ukrainian side is not an immediate priority for Washington.

“As for combat aviation, we are thinking about it as a possible investment in the Ukrainian armed forces, we are thinking about its maintenance, as well as the training process Ukrainian pilots. So it's not an immediate priority for us when considering the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” — he said during a briefing.

Previously, former NATO Supreme Joint Chiefs of Staff James Stavridis said NATO members are discussing sending MiG-29 and F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine.

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