Biden rules out sending F-16 fighters to Ukraine for now

World Materials 25 February 2023 04:46 (UTC +04:00)

US President Joe Biden said that Ukraine does not currently need F-16 fighters, so for now he rules out their transfer to Kiev, Trend reports citing TASS.

"I am ruling it out for now," he said in response to a related question in an interview with ABC television. Excerpts from the interview were aired on Friday.

Biden added that at the moment "he (Ukrainian President) needs tanks, artillery, air defense, including HIMARS."