Biden says ‘no’ to sending fighter jets
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War in Ukraine: Biden says ‘no’ to sending fighter jets (Photo by Joe Biden taken on January 30, 2023 in Baltimore, Maryland)
UKRAINE – Joe Biden opposed this Monday, January 30, a categorical refusal to the idea to send American F-16 fighter planes to Ukraine. ” No “said the American president when a journalist asked him at the White House about the possibility of providing the devices demanded by the Ukrainian leaders.
Westerners have just taken a step forward in military aid to Ukraine, after Germany and the United States announced the dispatch of tanks. President Volodymyr Zelensky is calling for even greater assistance, including the delivery of long-range missiles and combat aircraft.
Berlin has already categorically rejected this idea, while Emmanuel Macron has cautiously estimated that “by definition, nothing (was) excluded”while assuring that the Ukrainians had not made any such request to him to date.
An upcoming visit to Poland
As February 24 approaches, which will mark one year since the invasion of Ukraine, Joe Biden did not want to say if he would travel to Europe on this occasion.
But he assured that he would go, without specifying a date, to Poland, a country which plays a key role in the response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
“I’m going to Poland, but I don’t know when”he told reporters, returning to Washington after a short trip to the city of Baltimore (Maryland, east).
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