US welcomes Poland’s purchase of F 35 aircraft

WASHINGTONThe US welcomed on Friday the Polish government’s decision to purchase 32 F 35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft worth USD 4.6 billion under the Foreign Military Sales program overseen by the US Department of State. “We commend President (Andrjez) Duda, Prime Minister (Mateusz) Morawiecki and the Polish government’s commitment to continue modernizing Poland’s military through the acquisition of the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft, which will improve Poland’s ability to provide collective and self defense,” State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

She added “we look forward to working with our NATO Ally Poland on this project and continuing to enhance our long term strategic partnership.”

Source: Kuwait News Agency