Massive US-Saudi Arms Deal Announced

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The Obama administration has notified Congress of plans for a multiyear, multibillion-dollar weapons deal with Saudi Arabia.

The sale is meant to further align the Saudi military relationship with the United States and allow the kingdom to better protect its security and oil structure, which “is critical to our economic interests,” said Andrew Shapiro, assistant secretary for political and military affairs, at a State Department news conference.

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