Sweden's NATO membership depends on F-16s
The United States(US) wants Sweden's membership in NATO to be approved without the supply of F-16s to Türkiye. Reuters news agency reported that Türkiye rejected this demand. Ankara reportedly postponed the ratification of Sweden's membership of the alliance.
Belgium promises F-16s to Brussels
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo said that his country will provide Ukraine with F-16 fighter jets by 2025, but the final decision will be made by the new government that will take over after the elections next year.
UK deploys Eurofighter Typhoons to Poland
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced that Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets from the British Royal Air Force (RAF) have been deployed to Poland. Increasing border security and claiming that Belarus could be a threat to the country, the Warsaw administration continues to increase military cooperation.
President Erdogan's G20 statements in world press
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statements made after the G-20 Leaders Summit in India were widely covered in the world press. Greek newspaper Kathimerini, one of the media organizations that highlighted Erdogan's statements on F-16 and Sweden, used the title ‘Erdogan uncomfortable with Biden's F-16 approach’.
Critical visit to Ukraine by US' Blinken
The United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The US minister will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. In addition, he is expected to announce more than 1 billion dollars in aid to Ukraine during the visit.
Greece to support Ukraine on F-16 issue
After Denmark and the Netherlands donated dozens of F-16s to Ukraine, a remarkable decision came from Greece. Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that Greece will support Ukraine for the training of F-16 pilots.
Ukraine, Netherlands agree on F-16 issue
On an official visit to the Netherlands, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Dutch President Mark Rutte at the military air base in Eindhoven. After the meeting, Rutte announced they had agreed with Ukraine to deliver F-16 fighter jets, adding that the Netherlands has a total of 42 F-16s, but it is too early to say whether all of them will be donated.
F-16 decision by US despite Russia's warnings
The United States (US) has announced that it has approved the delivery of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine. The F-16s, which are planned to be delivered by the Netherlands and Denmark, will be used by the Ukrainian military against Russian aggression.
'US ready to train Ukrainian pilots'
The White House has said that Ukrainian pilots could be trained in the United States (US) if capacity in Europe is filled.
Russia says Ukraine is 'begging' for 'wonder weapons'
A senior Russian official says Ukraine is begging the US and the EU for 'wonder weapons' in vain. The official said the weapons have provided Kyiv with no support since Ukraine launched its counter-offensive and that Russian forces have destroyed them.
US to send F-16s to Türkiye
US National Security Advisor Sullivan said that US President Biden was "clear and unequivocal" about sending F-16s to Türkiye. Sullivan, who did not give a date, said the move was in the US national interest.
Denmark to train Ukrainian F-16 pilots
Denmark has requested to train Ukrainian F-16 pilots, the US Department of Defense Pentagon said in a statement.
'Nothing to do with the expected counterattack'
US Department of Defense Spokesperson Ryder made a statement regarding the training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter jets, "It has nothing to do with the expected counterattack."
'F-16 procurement will create colossal risks'
As the G7 countries agree to provide F-16 support to Ukraine, Washington says it hopes to begin training Ukrainian pilots to operate the fighter jets next week.
US F-16 fighter jet crashes in South Korea
An F-16 fighter jet, said to belong to the USA, crashed in South Korea.
Türkiye hails US move to exclude conditions on F-16 sale
Approval of bill, completion of purchases would serve 'everyone's interest,' says Türkiye's foreign minister
Turkish-US negotiations on F-16 deal 'going well': Foreign minister
Negative atmosphere seen in Congress in years past has dissipated, says Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu