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The Head of State was informed in detail about the combat characteristics and technical specifications of the aircraft, as well as about the training of Ukrainian pilots on the F-16s. The Belgian pilot instructors noted the high motivation of their Ukrainian colleagues.

The parties discussed the first Global Peace Summit aimed at establishing a just peace in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Head of State informed the Belgian monarch about Ukraine's vision and expectations from the Summit.

Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Ukraine and Belgium. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a joint press conference with Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo.

For the first time, such a security agreement contains a specific number of military aircraft to be provided to Ukraine – 30 F-16s by 2028. And the first fighter jets are to be delivered this year.

In Madrid, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with the Speaker of the Congress of Deputies of the Cortes Generales Francina Armengol and the President of the Senate of the Cortes Generales Pedro Rollán, as well as with the heads of the Spanish parliamentary factions.

The Head of State expressed gratitude for the efforts of Spain in the sphere of humanitarian aid to Ukraine and support for the Ukrainian citizens in that country.

In Madrid, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez discussed the situation at the front and the needs of the Defense Forces, including bolstering Ukraine's air defense, preparations for the Peace Summit, and the upcoming opening of negotiations on Ukraine's accession to the EU. They made the announcement during a joint press conference.

In Madrid, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez signed a bilateral Agreement on Security Cooperation.