WATCH: White House press secretary Jen Psaki says U.S. won’t stop Poland from sending fighter jets to Ukraine

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the U.S. is “not preventing or blocking or discouraging Poland” from sending Soviet-era fighter jets to Ukraine.

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In a private video call with American lawmakers over the weekend, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky made a “desperate” plea to the United States to help Kyiv get more warplanes to fight Russia’s invasion and retain control of its airspace.

The U.S. is inclined to support the request under which Poland would send a number of Soviet-era fighter jets to Ukraine and would receive F-16 fighters from the United States to make up for the loss.