Terrorism aside, business is business: U.S. sells $12bn fighter jets to QatarStaff Writer |
Defense The $12 billion sale
Despite President Donald Trump's accusations against the government of Qatar for supporting terrorism, the Pentagon approved a deal to sell $12 billion worth of F-15 fighter jets to the country.
"The $12 billion sale will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar."
"The secretary and the minister also discussed mutual security interests, including the current status of operations against ISIS, and the importance of de-escalating tensions so all partners in the Gulf region can focus on next steps in meeting common goals," Cabiness added. ■
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