Belgian Defense Minister Ludivine Dedonder has confirmed the country’s intentions to transfer F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine in 2025, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Report informs referring to RBC-Ukraine.

This issue was discussed during a meeting between Dedonder and the head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Rustem Umierov. They also discussed pilot training and the supply of necessary equipment for the aircraft.

“We highly appreciate your unwavering support and full participation in the process of strengthening the defense capability of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Umierov emphasized.

The ministers discussed the issue of organizing a visit of representatives of the Belgian military-industrial complex to Ukraine early next year.