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​F-16 Aircraft from Denmark Will Arrive in Ukraine in the Near Future

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Danish fighter jets will help protect the Ukrainian sky and the Ukrainian people and be able to help Ukraine return its lands Photo credit: Office of the President of Ukraine
Danish fighter jets will help protect the Ukrainian sky and the Ukrainian people and be able to help Ukraine return its lands Photo credit: Office of the President of Ukraine

Danish F-16 aircraft will arrive in Ukraine in the near future. Preparations for their transfer were discussed by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen during the inaugural Peace Summit in Switzerland

The President of Ukraine announced this in his Telegram channel.

"During the meeting, we had an opportunity to discuss the progress of preparations for the transfer of Danish F-16 aircraft, which will arrive in Ukraine in the near future," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

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Another topic of the negotiations between the President of Ukraine and the Prime Minister of Denmark was the approval of the negotiation framework and the start of negotiations on Ukraine's accession to the EU already in June.

F-16 Aircraft from Denmark Will Arrive in Ukraine in the Near Future, Defense Express
The Kingdom of Denmark will provide Ukraine with 19 F-16 aircraft / Photo credit: Office of the President of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine also thanked Mette Frederiksen for her participation in the Peace Summit as well ws Denmark's active support in involving the countries of the Global South in the implementation of Ukraine’s Peace Formula.

F-16 Aircraft from Denmark Will Arrive in Ukraine in the Near Future, Defense Express
Earlier on August 21, 2023, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced at a joint press conference with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, that Denmark, together with the Netherlands, were the first countries to commit to providing F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine

In August 2023, the Netherlands and Denmark promised to jointly transfer 61 American F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine. This was preceded by permission to transfer from the US.

In addition, Norway confirmed the intention to supply F-16. Belgium will also transfer F-16 to Ukraine, but from 2025.

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