“I believe that the supply of fighter jets is adequate in order to more effectively defend Ukraine against attacks,” RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

According to Heusgen, from the point of view of international law, such a move would not make the West a participant in the hostilities.

Earlier, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that NATO was fully embroiled in a confrontation with Russia.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in turn, said that Russia's success in Ukraine will bring serious problems to NATO.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said he would do everything necessary to prevent the conflict over Ukraine from turning into a confrontation between Russia and NATO.