On August 20, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the first lady and the Ukraine president's team, arrived in the Netherlands. The topics of the negotiations were the transfer of the F-16 and the creation of a tribunal for criminals of the Russian Federation. The Ukrainian team met with prime minister Mark Rutte. The result of the meeting was to clarify the delivery quantity of the first party of universal F-16 fighters. According to Rutte, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive 42 aircraft.
Recall that the authorities of the United States of America allowed Denmark and the Netherlands to provide Kyiv with modern fighters, F-16. Ukraine will be able to receive them after completing pilot training. Recall that the training of Ukrainian pilots has already begun. It takes place in Denmark.
Also, it is already known that Denmark will provide the first 6 aircraft by the end of 2023. According to the statement of the prime minister of Denmark, in 2024, they will send 8 F-16 and add another 5 fighters later.