Addition to the "coalition of fighters": Greece joins training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16s
Greece to join countries involved in training Ukrainian aviators on F-16s. The parties are discussing relevant details.
This was announced by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who visited Greece on August 21. In the evening he spoke at a joint press conference with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The broadcast was broadcast in the official Facebook account of the Ukrainian leader (to watch the video, scroll to the end of the page).
"Today we have an important result for the air coalition: Greece will take part in the training of our pilots on F-16s," Zelensky said.
On his Telegram channel, the president wrote that he thanked Mitsotakis and his team for their willingness to help more with the defense of Ukraine's freedom. "We are grateful that there will be Greek defense support for Ukraine," the president said.
He also said he was honored to visit Greece "to give a new impetus to our relations, to make our cooperation even more useful for our peoples."
As OBOZREVATEL wrote:
- On August 20, after a productive visit to the Netherlands, President Zelensky arrived in Denmark to continue work on the issue of F-16 fighter jets for our army. Copenhagen agreed to transfer 19 airplanes to the Air Force of the AFU.
- On the same day, the head of state accompanied by the first lady Olena Zelensky was in the Netherlands on an official visit. Following the talks, the President said that Ukraine will receive 42 F-16 fighter jets from Amsterdam. The transfer will take place after the training of our pilots and engineers.