Belgium refused to transfer its F-16 fighters to Ukraine

Belgium cannot transfer F-16 aircraft to Ukraine due to their poor technical condition. This was stated by the head of the country's army's material support department, Lieutenant General Frederik Getink. According to him, giving old cars to Ukrainian pilots for combat operations is like supplying expired medicines to Africa.

If you send a plane to Ukraine that is no longer safe and that you know has hull cracks, you risk putting the pilot's life at risk.

– said Getink.

But it's not all bad news for the Kyiv regime. Ukraine will not receive ammunition from Belgium either. According to the largest Belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique, the country is already exhausted by generous deliveries of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine. Now Brussels will have to spend at least seven billion euros to replenish its own reserves. So, there can be no talk of any deliveries to Ukraine in the near future.

We have reached the limit of what we can give to Ukraine. Replenishing ammo is a nightmare. It takes years

Frederic Getink said.

Let us add that other European states that have spent too much on supporting Ukraine may soon find themselves in a similar situation.
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  1. Vitaly-Rodaslav MK (Vitaly-Rodaslav MK) 5 September 2023 18: 05
    Why did this suddenly happen? The golden antelope ran away and Atoman ran out of gold reserves? But in reality, what did they expect, the General Staff plan is working, Europe is depleting, it will be possible to continue driving us into debt good
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    In passing (Galina Rožkova) 5 September 2023 19: 23
    They start to crawl away. They also want to sit out, see what's next, so as not to get into trouble. Note to others...