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Biden voices support for selling F-16s to Turkey, denies ‘quid pro quo’

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Joe Biden says the United States should go ahead with the delayed sale of F-16 warplanes to Turkey. Biden added that for the sale, "I need congressional approval to do that and I think I can do that" Turkey surprised fellow NATO members at a summit in Madrid by suddenly dropping weeks of opposition to the Finland and Sweden applications to join the alliance.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Biden says he supports F-16 sale to Turkey, is confident about congressional approval

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday said the United States supports the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and that he is confident the congressional approval needed for the sale can be obtained.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Biden backs F-16s for Turkey in sign of warming relations with NATO

President Biden is backing the sale of F-16s to Turkey and says Congress will grant approval for the deal to upgrade the country’s fleet of the U.S.-made jet fighters.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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IBTimes

Biden Administration Throws Support Behind Potential F-16 Sale To Turkey

The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of U.S.

2 months ago·United States
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New York Times

The U.S. moves closer to selling F-16s to Turkey.

A day after Turkey dropped its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a Biden administration official said that Washington “supports Turkey’s modernization of its fighter fleet.”

2 months ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

Biden voices support for selling F-16s to Turkey, denies ‘quid pro quo’

President Biden on Thursday publicly backed the sale of upgraded F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and expressed optimism that Congress would approve the weapons sale.   Biden told reporters at a pr…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Channel News Asia

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

MADRID: The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday (Jun 29) behind the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, a day after Ankara lifted a veto of NATO membership for Finland and Sweden. Speaking at a briefing call, Celeste Wallander, Assistant Secretary for Defense for International Se

2 months ago·Singapore
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