US approves $23 billion F-16 fighter jets sale to Turkey

F 16 Fighter Jet
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WASHINGTON — According to The Washington Times, the US government has approved the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey for $23 billion, as reported by Al-Ghad. اضافة اعلان

On Friday, the US State Department announced that the sale includes Turkey acquiring 40 new F-16 aircraft, while Greece will receive 40 F-35 aircraft for $8 billion.

The State Department officially notified Congress of this dual deal, as required by US law. Additionally, an anonymous US official stated that the US was waiting for Turkey to receive documents confirming Sweden's membership in NATO before proceeding, highlighting the highly sensitive nature of the ongoing negotiations.

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