Publish dateTuesday 13 December 2022 - 11:41
Story Code : 262231
The vice president of Turkey has asked America to realize the sale of F-16 fighter jets as soon as possible.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): According to the website of Anatolia Agency, Fawad Oktay said in a video message to the Turkey-US World Trade Award ceremony on Monday evening (December 12) that the request for the sale of F-16 fighter jets to It is important not only for Turkey but also for the defense and deterrence of NATO.
Turkish Vice President added that Turkey expects the US Congress and hopes that it will play a positive role in this regard.
Turkey is happy that the United States has removed some of the conditions contained in the final text of the Pentagon's budget regarding the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.
The US House of Representatives had made the implementation of the 6 billion dollar contract for the sale of 40 of these fighters and the modernization of 79 obsolete fighters of the Turkish Air Force contingent on Ankara's agreement with some conditions of the White House.
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