10 noiembrie 2020

U.S. plans to sell F-35 fighter jets to UAE as part of $23-billion arms deal

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Open this photo in gallery U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a media briefing at the State Department, in Washington, on Nov. 10, 2020. Jacquelyn Martin/The Associated Press The Trump administration formally notified Congress on Tuesday that it plans to sell 50 stealth F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth nearly a quarter-billion dollars aimed at deterring potential threats from Iran despite concern in Israel. Secretary of State Mike [...]