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Zelenskyy thanks Slovak PM for supply of MiG-29 aircraft

KYIV. March 17 (Interfax-Ukraine) – President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy has thanked Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger for the supply of MiG-29 aircraft.

“Our Brussels agreements are working! In a phone conversation, I thanked Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger for a powerful package of air and air defense weapons, including MiG aircraft. I appreciate his personal role in supporting Ukraine. I look forward to continuing our dialogue in Kyiv,” the president said on the Telegram channel on Friday.

Earlier, the Slovak prime minister announced the decision to send 13 MiG-29 aircraft to Ukraine.

“Slovak government just approved sending 13 MiG-29s to Ukraine! Promises must be kept and when Zelenskyy asked for more weapons including fighter jets, I said we’ll do our best. Glad others are doing the same,” he said on Twitter.