Giving Ukraine jets would need ‘months if not years’ of training: UK PM
LONDON – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday said sending fighter jets to Ukraine would require “months if not years” of training and that he is looking for the most effective way of helping Kyiv secure victory.
In a pre-recorded television interview to mark his first 100 days as leader, Sunak told TalkTV’s Piers Morgan Uncensored the United Kingdom is “always talking to the Ukrainians about the right support they need”.
“The issue is what is the support that we can provide that we think will make the most difference? ...that’s why the decision I took as prime minister was to be one of the first countries in the world to provide heavy tanks to Ukraine. We were then followed by other countries.”