Norway to send six F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine
F-16 fighter jet (Photo: Bo Amstup/EPA)

Norway has decided to transfer six F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre announced on the sidelines of the NATO summit, as quoted by VG.

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"Ukraine's ability to defend itself against air attacks is absolutely crucial in its defensive battle against Russia. Norway has now decided to transfer six F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine," stated the Norwegian Prime Minister.

He noted that the delivery of aircraft will begin in 2024.

On August 24, 2023, during a visit to Ukraine, Støre announced that Norway had decided to transfer Western F-16 aircraft to Kyiv. However, at that time, he did not disclose either their number or estimated delivery timelines.

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