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US ‘should sell’ F-16 fighter jets to Türkiye: Biden

'We need congressional approval to get there and I think we'll get there,' says US president

Beyza Binnur Dönmez   | 30.06.2022
US ‘should sell’ F-16 fighter jets to Türkiye: Biden

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Washington “should sell” F-16 fighter jets to Türkiye, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday, adding that he is confident that the needed congressional approval will be obtained.


"We should sell the F-16 to Turkey. I said that in December and my position hasn’t changed since then. It’s not in our interests not to sell them. We need congressional approval to get there and I think we’ll get there," Biden said in a press conference.

He said that the US intends to announce an additional $800 million defense aid to Ukraine, including new advanced Western air defense system, in the “next few days.”

"We are going to stick with Ukraine, and all of the alliance are going to stick with Ukraine, as long as it takes to in fact make sure they are not defeated ... by Russia," he added.

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