Mariusz Blaszczak, Poland's defence minister, has signed an agreement for the purchase of 48 light combat aircraft from South Korea.
President Andrzej Duda, after Thursday's meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris, said that Poland behaved as a credible NATO member in view of the request for planes from the Ukrainian side.
As Putin prepares siege on Kyiv, Bartosz Cichocki, who is the only western ambassador to stay in the Ukrainian capital, warned ‘hundreds will die’ without the necessary help.
The final decision on whether to send MiG fighter jets to Ukraine rests with individual countries, and Poland's proposition shows how complicated the issue is, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.
A presidential minister has described as "unfortunate” comments made by Western politicians in reaction to a Polish plan to give the United States its MiG-29 fighter jets for use by Ukraine.
The Polish government is ready to send all its Soviet-era MiG-29 planes to the US base in Ramstein, Germany, the foreign minister has said.
The Polish government spokesman has denied reports that Poand was sending its Soviet-era MiG fighter aircraft to Ukraine.
Polish F-16 and MiG-29 fighter jets escorted an American B-1B bomber stationed in Europe within the framework of the Bomber Task Force mission, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on Monday.
Poland's General Commander of Armed Forces, Gen. Jarosław Mika, decided on Monday to lift a flight ban on the Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter planes, which were grounded in February following a series of accidents.
The accidents of MiG-29 planes are dramatic evidence of the correct activities undertaken by the Polish Ministry of Defence with the aim of buying fifth-generation fighters, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, Michał Dworczyk, stated on Tuesday.