July 4, 2022

Slovakia plans to transfer its Soviet fighters, tanks to Ukraine before receiving new equipment in return – PM

Ukraine may receive MiG-29 fighters and Soviet-made tanks from Slovakia before it receives the ordered new F-16 fighters, the delivery of which is delayed, and during this time the Czech Republic will help Slovakia in protecting the airspace, Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger said at a meeting with Head of the Czech government Petr Fiala.


Fiala, in turn, said the Czech Republic can help with the training of Ukrainian soldiers.


Heger estimated that his country would need the help of Czech fighters for about a year.