President Joe Biden offered continued support to Ukraine during a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the G7 Summit in Japan.
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President Joe Biden said Sunday that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy assured him personally he won’t use F-16 fighter jets to attack Russian territory.
“I have a flat assurance from Zelenskyy that they will not, they will not use it to go on and move into Russian geographic territory,” Biden said at a press conference in Hiroshima, Japan.
Biden told Group of Seven leaders Friday the U.S. would assist with training Ukrainian pilots on modern fighter aircraft, including American-made F-16s, in a possible signal that Washington is closer to arming Ukraine with the planes. Zelenskyy met with Biden and other world leaders in Japan on Sunday. Ukraine is expected to mount a counteroffensive this spring against Russian troops.
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