At the June 1 European Political Community Summit in Moldova, the Dutch and Polish prime ministers announced their countries’ intent to train Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter jets, CNN reports
“We set up the schedule for those training. Poland will help Ukraine train the pilots of F-16 jets,” Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said.
In turn, Dutch pm Mark Rutte said the Netherlands would also start training Ukrainian pilots on F-16 jets “as soon as possible.”
In March, Poland became the first NATO member to pledge fighter jets to Ukraine, the Soviet-era MiG-29s.