US issues notification for sale of F-16s to Pakistan US fighter jets
Eastern Eye Staff
AMIDST stiff opposition from India and top American lawmakers, the US government has formally published federal notification for the sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. “This proposed sale contributes to US foreign policy objectives and national security goals by helping to improve the security of a strategic partner in South Asia,” said the notification which was published by the federal register on Friday (March 4), along with a copy of the February 11 letter, which the Defense Security Cooperation Agency wrote to the House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan. The total cost of these F-16 is estimated to…
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