武汉夜网027：Saudi Arabia refuses to exchange F-35 fighters for normalization of relations with Israel
Saudi Arabia refuses to exchange F-35 fighters for normalization of relations with Israel
According to a report on the “Middle East Monitor” website on November 3,Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman refused to make any political concessions.Including the signing of a relationship normalization agreement with Israel,In exchange for acquiring F-35 fighters from the United States.
The report quoted a source as saying,Ben Salman emphasized,If Saudi Arabia decides to submit an official application to purchase F-35 fighters,Will be done in complete transparency,There will be no closed-door transactions.
He said,Saudi Arabia is ready to purchase F-35 fighters by purchasing airborne early warning and control systems (AWACS) and F-15S fighters in the 1980s.
then,The sale of airborne early warning and control systems to Saudi Arabia has caused widespread controversy.Some well-known U.S. Senators and Jewish lobby groups strongly opposed it.
Ben Salman said recently,Saudi Arabia is carefully studying the need for more advanced fighter jets.And explained thatHe is not opposed to buying F-35.
He said,He has informed U.S. President Trump that Saudi Arabia wants to buy F-35,Trump welcomed this.