Politico: Biden’s stance on warplanes should not be underestimated
WASHINGTON, January 31 – RIA Novosti. The newspaper writes that the US administration has not resolved the issue of the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, and President Joe Biden’s words that it will not be delivered should not be interpreted as an immutable truth. Policy referring to an anonymous official.
Biden had previously answered “no” when asked by journalists whether the F-16s would be delivered to the Ukrainian army.
The media had previously reported that some representatives of the US administration were lobbying for the transfer of F-16 warplanes to the Ukrainian army.
The United States is constantly expanding and complicating the range of weapons supplied to Ukraine, reaching modern armored vehicles of Western production, attack systems and air defense systems.
Russia had previously sent a note to NATO countries for arms supplies to Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted that any cargo containing weapons for Ukraine would become a legitimate target for Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that NATO countries are “playing with fire” by supplying weapons to Ukraine. Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov noted that pumping weapons into Ukraine from the West will have a negative effect.
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