Trump Administration Informs About Selling $23B In Arms To UAE … Administration To Congress!!!
States Secretary has announced that the Congress gets notified by the Trump’s administration formally sell about $23B of its intent to the United Arab Emirates in advanced weaponry.
On 10th November, Tuesday, the announcement came from the top U.S. diplomat. He mentioned that the sale includes up to “18 MQ-9B drones valued at nearly $3 billion,” “50 F-35 aircraft valued at $10.4 billion,” “and a package of air-to-air and air-to-ground munitions, valued at $10 billion”.
Pompeo said: “This is in recognition of our deepening relationship and the UAE’s need for advanced defense capabilities to deter and defend itself against heightened threats from Iran.”
He mentioned: “The UAE’s historic agreement to normalize relations with Israel under the Abraham Accords offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to positively transform the region’s strategic landscape.”
“The proposed sale will make the UAE even more capable and interoperable with U.S. partners in a manner fully consistent with America’s longstanding commitment to ensuring Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge.”