Poland will not be sending fighters to Ukraine and will not give permission to use its airfields, the government in Warsaw stated, denying previously shared reports. This is about the Soviet-produced aircrafts MiG-29, which are in service of Polish Air Service.
Commentary: Polish Prime Minister’s office in its official Twitter microblog, replying to a tweet by the Belorussian opposition publication NEXTA.
“ Poland won’t send its fighter jets to #Ukraine as well as allow to use its airports”.
The message stresses that the Polish government “significantly help in many other areas”. The tweet also contains a link to information from the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces, according to which all Polish MiG-29 aircrafts are stationed at their bases, moreover, they are all marked with the Polish Air Force sign in the colors of the red and white national flag.
The USA and Poland have been negotiating aircrafts for Ukraine.
Earlier, the news was spread by many media that Poland was ready to hand over Soviet-made MiGs to Ukraine in exchange for F-16 fighters from the United States. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, speaking at a press-conference in Moldova, confirmed that there are active negotiations between Wahington and Warsaw concerning the aircrafts wich Poland could provide to Ukraine, however, no plans or deadlines have been worked out in this regard.