Finland PM Sanna Marin said, did not promise to give Hornet jet to Ukraine!

Finland PM Sanna Marin said, did not promise to give Hornet jet to Ukraine!

Europe News Desk!!! Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said in a press statement that no one has promised Hornet fighters to Ukraine. Marin said on Monday, Finland has not made any policy on this matter, but we have the capacity and opportunities for this discussion. Finland bought about 60 Hornet F/A-18 jets from the US in the mid-1990s. They will be replaced by America’s F-35 jets in early 2025, Xinhua reported. The debate about Marin’s comments on fighter jets during his visit to Ukraine last week has heated up in Finland since the weekend. Marin told a news conference there that the option of giving Ukraine Hornet F/A 18s, which Finland may not need after 2025, could be considered. In Kiev, Defense Committee Chairman Antti Hakkanen told Finnish national broadcaster Yell that the issue of fighter jets is very sensitive in terms of foreign policy in discussions between countries, so the discussion should at least take place in the home country first. Now it seems that the matter has not been given priority, but the matter has been taken up. Foreign policy in Finland is led by the president with the support of the government, Yell said. President Sauli Niinisto issued a comment earlier on Monday on the debate regarding the future use of the Hornets. Niinisto underlined that priority should be given to the needs of Finnish defence. Finland is meeting Ukraine’s immediate needs, he said. What happens to the Hornets is a separate issue.


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