Netherlands says it will send Patriot assistance to Ukraine The Associated Press en Espaol

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  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday that his country plans to “join” the U.S. and Germany’s efforts to train and arm Ukraine with advanced Patriot defense systems.Rutte signaled the Netherlands’ intentions at the start of a White House meeting with President Joe Biden.
  • We are working on new solutions to strengthen our air defense,” Zelenskyy said.Rutte, who said he also spoke with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday about the potential assistance, was more vague about the commitment in his public comments.
  • The Dutch defense ministry said that Rutte’s announcement came after Ukraine had asked the Netherlands to provide “Patriot capacity.”“We have the intention to join what you are doing with Germany on the Patriot project,” Rutte told Biden.
  • “This will also serve to protect their own long-term interests.”Biden praised Netherlands as one of the United States “strongest” allies, and one that’s proven “very, very stalwart” in its support for Ukraine since Russia launched in its invasion in February.
  • The Dutch military has four Patriot systems, one of which is not in service, according to the defense ministry.
WASHINGTON (AP) Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday that his country plans to join the U.S. and Germanys efforts to train and arm Ukraine with advanced Patriot defense systems.Rutte [+5573 chars]