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US Ambassador confirms F-16 sale approval to Turkey

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US Ambassador to Turkey, Jeff Flake, in a post on platform X posted on Sunday, referred to the completion of the process in Congress for the approval of the sale of F-16 aircraft to Turkey.

The 15-day deadline for objections to the government’s official request for the sale of 40 new fighter jets and upgrade kits and equipment for 79 aircraft of the existing Turkish F-16 fleet has expired.

The message from the US ambassador was transmitted by Turkish media as an official confirmation of the completion of the approval process for the sale of F-16s to Turkey.

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