US Congress approves F-16 fighter jet agreement with Türkiye

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/

The US Congress has decided to approve an agreement with Türkiye on the sale of 40 new F-16 fighter jets and the modernization of existing F-16 fighters, said the US embassy in the country on X (Twitter), AJMEDIA reports.

US Ambassador Jeff Flake said that Congress’ approval this week of Türkiye’s purchase of 40 new and 79 modernized F-16 fighter jets is a big step forward.

“Türkiye’s fleet of F-16s is crucial for NATO forces in ensuring future interoperability between allies,” he said.

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