Russia warns America, if F-16 is supplied to Ukraine, western countries may have to bear the loss.
US to train some Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter jets. The Biden administration has made an announcement regarding this.
However, Russia has reacted strongly to America’s decision. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said that Western countries may suffer if they supply F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine.
What did US President Joe Biden say?
Indeed, US President Joe Biden told G7 leaders on Friday that Washington supported Ukraine’s joint collaborative training programs.
US National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan said Washington would provide Ukraine with advanced fighter jets, including the F-16, as well as train pilots to fly them.