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Netherlands pledges six extra F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine – POLITICO

Netherlands pledges six extra F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine – POLITICO

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The Dutch government today said it would send Ukraine six additional F-16 fighter jets after cancelling the planned sale of the aircraft to a private contractor, said Defense Minister Kajsa Ollongren.

“The Netherlands Ministry of Defence is readying six additional F-16 fighter aircraft for delivery to Ukraine,” Ollongren said on social media, adding that those will come in addition to the 18 already pledged.

“Ukraine’s ‘s aerial superiority is essential for countering Russian aggression,” the minister said.

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