The state Department approved the sale to Qatar of 72 F-15 fighters

The deal to sell Qatar 72 F-15QA received approval from the State Department of the United States. This is stated in the message on the website of the Agency for cooperation in the field of security and defense of the Ministry of defense.

The amount of the transaction amounted to $21.1 billion this amount includes also the supply of arms, materials and equipment for service and support aircraft, as well as funds for staff training.

“The proposed transaction strengthens the foreign policy and national security of the United States, helping to improve the security of friendly countries and strengthening strategic relationships. Qatar is an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Gulf region”, — stated in the message Department.