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US selling $15 bln THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia


[10/6/2017 3:09:54 PM]

AMMONNEWS - The US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of the advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system for $15 billion, the State Department said Friday.

"This sale furthers US national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian and other regional threats," a statement said.

*AFP

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