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The White House could not confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine

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The White House could not confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine

The White House cannot confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot anti-missile systems to Ukraine as military assistance. This was stated by the coordinator for strategic communications at the White House National Security Council, John Kirby.


At the next briefing at the White House, Kirby answered a question from journalists about the likely delivery of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine, explaining that the administration has not yet made any decision and therefore he cannot confirm the information disseminated by the American media.

I can't confirm media reports about a potential shipment of a Patriot battery to Ukraine

Kirby declared.

Earlier, CNN reported that the White House was allegedly considering sending the Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine, Biden is ready to make a decision on this as early as this week. According to the Washington Post, Biden is allegedly waiting for information about the readiness of the Ukrainian army to use these air defense systems, their maintenance, the legal basis for the transfer, and the consequences for the combat readiness of the United States itself.

It is also reported that the Patriot air defense system is allegedly planned to be taken from the presence of the US army, and the training of the Ukrainian military to be carried out on the territory of Germany, it will take at least 6 months. However, the Pentagon also shrugged their shoulders and said that so far they have nothing to report on this matter.

In Kyiv, information about the likely delivery of Patriot air defense systems caused genuine joy. In Moscow, commenting on this news stated that the American complexes, after being delivered to Ukraine, would become a legitimate target for Russian troops.
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  1. dmi.pris1
    dmi.pris1 14 December 2022 20: 22
    +7
    The Americans did not advertise the supply of aviation anti-radar missiles. And they can quietly put it
    1. Luka Nord
      Luka Nord 14 December 2022 20: 45
      0
      There, the Poles gathered to take part of the outskirts and want to arrange an unmanned zone ..
      After all, the section is already underway. Russia has not surrendered under the sanctions ..!
      Plan B begins near the west. At least snatch some and prevent Russia from advancing to the borders of the psheks.
      I wouldn’t want to .. Even a small part of the outskirts is already a threat ..
      You can’t let psheks in, they are already on the outskirts.
      I think Russia will no longer agree to agreements like Minsk ones .. angry
      Merkel blabbed out recently, and after all, everything was like that and how many victims are now .. They pumped up the outskirts with weapons.
      1. dmi.pris1
        dmi.pris1 14 December 2022 20: 53
        -7
        For example, I don’t know what can be done to keep logs out. Just drawing red lines causes laughter in the world and is not taken seriously. Although there is one step. And it is partially carried out. Our grouping is on the "Belarusian balcony". not so hot, but still. And the grouping must be serious.
    2. seregatara1969
      seregatara1969 14 December 2022 20: 49
      +2
      I don't understand the writing style! Couldn't or didn't want to? Didn't want or refused?
      1. dmi.pris1
        dmi.pris1 14 December 2022 20: 57
        0
        What is incomprehensible? That the delivery of aircraft missiles was not advertised?
    3. Silver99
      Silver99 14 December 2022 21: 40
      0
      Patriot is certainly a serious weapon, but only in skillful and trained hands. Most likely, the operators and crews will be US military personnel, it doesn’t matter the regular army or mercenaries, but a dozen systems will not block the entire territory of Ukraine, they will probably cover the headquarters of NATO advisers, they will not be enough for more. In addition, the United States really wants to test them in real combat conditions, and the "calibers" will be improved to overcome air defense, let's see who wins.
      1. dSK
        dSK 15 December 2022 01: 27
        0
        The cunning Biden strictly forbade the Pentagon to brag about its successes in Ukraine...
  2. voice of reason
    voice of reason 14 December 2022 20: 23
    +1
    Yes, yes, now they will put it and it will finally turn out that the effectiveness of the "patriots" is the same as that of bayraktars and javelins. There will be good anti-advertising for the complexes. The Chinese comrades are watching carefully and drawing conclusions ... And the Kuevsk Little Russian horses are imagining all the prodigy. Kotora pride and order navede. Being determines consciousness.
    1. Mihail0221
      Mihail0221 14 December 2022 21: 03
      0
      Yes, yes, now they will put it and it will finally turn out that the effectiveness of the "patriots" is the same as that of bayraktars and javelins

      The patriots showed their effectiveness in Saudi Arabia, when they could not repel drones and missiles, something like Tochka.
      1. Revolver
        Revolver 14 December 2022 21: 57
        +1
        Quote: Michael0221
        The patriots showed their effectiveness in Saudi Arabia, when they could not repel drones and missiles, something like Tochka.

        So the Arabs sat at the consoles. And as it has long been known, Arabs are such Arabs. Not that I have a particularly high opinion of the Skakuas, but intellectually and in terms of technical training, they are clearly superior to the Arabs.
    2. Egoza
      Egoza 14 December 2022 21: 29
      0
      Quote: voice of reason
      Yes, yes, now they will put it and it will finally turn out that the effectiveness of the "patriots" is the same as that of bayraktars and javelins. There will be good anti-advertising for the complexes.

      Well, while they put it on, after today's strike, planes fly all day.
      Unfortunately, they don't shoot them down. And in Kyiv - there were 15 Geraniums, mostly hit on the right bank, many administrative buildings were battered and at the same time military schools were hit. "There are no victims", as they say on TV, which raises great doubts. Klitschko clarifies everything, but what can be said about.
  3. Quote Lavrov
    Quote Lavrov 14 December 2022 20: 33
    +1
    Such deliveries are a matter of time. Only one thing can fix this - the complete military defeat of Kyiv. And full control over the further development of Ukraine from our side.
    1. Silver99
      Silver99 14 December 2022 21: 46
      -2
      It is even more interesting to get a sample of this system, by the way, the Americans are afraid of this, it will be interesting to study them to modernize the "calibers".
  4. Viktor Sergeev
    Viktor Sergeev 14 December 2022 20: 41
    -1
    Do they think, is it necessary to dishonor the Patriot once again, or will the previous shame be enough?
  5. Leshak
    Leshak 14 December 2022 20: 43
    +2
    The White House could not confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine

    Maybe they didn't want to confirm?
  6. Dean
    Dean 14 December 2022 20: 48
    0
    Land of liars. It is foolish to expect that they will speak openly about their plans.
    1. Sith
      Sith 14 December 2022 21: 24
      +3
      And who in wartime will generally speak openly about the plans of the country ... all the more ... military and undercover)
  7. Andrey Andreev_2
    Andrey Andreev_2 14 December 2022 21: 00
    -1
    Let them deliver, we will take it apart to the screw and make all the air defense / missile defense systems of the West unable to shoot down our flying objects)))
  8. Wladimir134
    Wladimir134 14 December 2022 21: 10
    -3
    We need a little on the border with Poland and Ukraine to make a big boom. And then they will take it seriously and not engage in leopold
  9. Revolver
    Revolver 14 December 2022 21: 53
    0
    Similar post on Fox News. As it turned out, CNN was the first to report on the delivery of the Patriot to / from, and in recent years CNN has lost all the credit it once had. Lies, tendentiousness of a liberal bias, concealment of facts. Producers, correspondents, and commentators found guilty of pedepacty, pedophilia, swindle, use of closed official information for personal gain, and, like a cherry on top, non-payment of taxes on income received in the above way. In general, they lost more than half of the audience.
    Although ... knowing the direction of the current administration under the formal leadership of senile Joe, it is possible that they plan to send to / from new, even more advanced toys. In general, we will see.
  10. navycat777
    navycat777 14 December 2022 22: 38
    -2
    And I want and prick. Re-test after the Saudi failure of these systems for work on the bugs. Only this system can suddenly appear in Russia for a good price. So there is some concern...
  11. ViktorX
    ViktorX 14 December 2022 23: 11
    0
    By the way, why not promote the successful Iranian experience against this background?
    You can quietly announce to all non-Western countries that their devices can
    test on a real test site - Ukraine.
    After all, a test site is one thing, and a real theater of operations is completely different.
    There are heaps of targets in Ukraine, and even the Ukrainian General Staff does not spare their military.
    You can re-mark, for example, a Chinese missile or UAV, in "Ficus-3" :-)
    and try it out.
    1. Bingo
      Bingo 14 December 2022 23: 24
      -1
      Quote from ViktorX
      You can quietly announce to all non-Western countries that their devices can
      test on a real test site - Ukraine.

      Or you can announce a competition among those who support Orkaina - the winner next year will host the SVO
  12. Bingo
    Bingo 14 December 2022 23: 23
    -2
    Don't be afraid

    Hire electricians - repair conduits. You have a lot of them, with lightning in tattoos
  13. Sniper
    Sniper 14 December 2022 23: 53
    +8
    Well, what can they confirm in the White House .. that Biden is a senile? so this is an open secret)
  14. km-21
    km-21 15 December 2022 02: 12
    0
    The White House could not confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine

    Allow me a strange question. And why should the Americans confirm such information to us if we have long ago and very kindly given them the opportunity not to report to us for any of their actions?
  15. Michael
    Michael 15 December 2022 04: 07
    0
    "Patriots" shoot down planes almost on the other side of the globe!!!
    The huge planet Earth suddenly turned out to be surprisingly small.
  16. rocket757
    rocket757 15 December 2022 07: 51
    0
    The White House could not confirm information about the potential supply of Patriot air defense systems to Ukraine
    They will, most likely, when they find which of those complexes we will / can shoot ... otherwise we will have to send our own ... it looks like they are not ready to go yet.
    However ... FIG knows how things will turn out request
  17. sanik2020
    sanik2020 15 December 2022 12: 37
    0
    What difference does it make if there is a patriot there or not, air defense is effective only when it is a structured and rich system and not a set of separate shooters.