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UAE Suspends Talks with U.S. on $23 Billion Arms Sale

HeadlineDec 15, 2021

The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it suspended talks on a $23 billion deal to purchase U.S.-made F-35 planes, drones and other equipment. The U.S. temporarily halted planned arms sales to the UAE and Saudi Arabia earlier this year after coming under pressure over the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Yemen. But the Biden administration has since said they were committed to the sales to the UAE.

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