State Department approves air-to-ground weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

November 16, 2015 8:24 PM

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department approved Monday the sale of over 10,000 air-to-ground munitions to Saudi Arabia.

The sale awaits approval from Congress, and has an estimated value of up to $1.29 billion. The deal comes a week after allies in the Gulf Cooperation Council raised concerns over low supplies as the Saudi military continues its airstrike campaigns against Islamist militant targets in both Syria and ...

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