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Washington arming Israel and Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates worth $ 10 billion

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Washington arming Israel and Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to deal with the Iranian threat

Published 20/04/2013 12:12 AM

Babinaoz - Agencies: U.S. news report said that it is expected to develop and the U.S. Department of Defense (Pentagon) the final touches to arms deals worth $ 10 billion, with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and Israel to help them address any Iranian threat in the future.

The newspaper 'New York Times' U.S. on Friday that the visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to the Middle East next week, the week-long comes the culmination of a year of secret negotiations on the agreement, which will be second-hand value of large financial, after a deal to sell planes 'F-15' to Saudi Arabia which amounted to $ 5.29 billion and announced in 2010.
He added that under the agreement, each country will be allowed to purchase advanced weapons from American companies.
In the case of Israel, there is a massive U.S. financial aid during the current financial year, added to the military aid from Washington to Tel Aviv, valued at three billion dollars.
The newspaper added that Israel will buy new missiles designed to destroy air defense radars hostile, in addition to an advanced radar aircraft and Tank (planes, refueling in the air) forces transport aircraft model 'Osprey at -22'.
The report pointed out that the United Arab Emirates will buy 26 fighter jet F-16 'worth up to five billion dollars, and precision-guided missiles can be launched from aircraft to ground targets far away. Saudi Arabia will buy the same model these advanced missiles.
The newspaper quoted a senior U.S. government, saying that the aim is not to support Israel's capabilities, but also strengthen the capacity of 'our partners in the Gulf so that they can deal with the Iranian threat and achieve greater coordination in the region to deal with emergency situations.'
The official added that other security risks are in the ongoing civil war in Syria, which possesses chemical weapons could be used by President Bashar al-Assad, or to fall in the hands of the opposition and also 'violence in the Sinai Peninsula' in Egypt.
The newspaper pointed out that it is expected to face little opposition sales transaction in Congress.
Sources for the newspaper 'Yedioth Ahronoth' also said that the deal has been listed on the Congress and included promises of the Friends of Israel from among the members of Congress to not harm deals with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates qualitative superiority of the Jewish state in the military field.
It is noteworthy that the Western powers strongly believes that Iran's nuclear program Star for the manufacture of nuclear weapons, a charge Tehran strongly denies and says that it is only for civilian purposes.
For his part, a senior member of the Iranian parliament that any country that supports Israel's military attack against his country will be considered a target of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Said Mohammad Hassan Asfari committee member National Security and Foreign Policy Council of Iranian Shura 'If you want any country in support of Israel's military attack or to direct military threats to Iran, they certainly will be the target of the Republic of Iran's Islamic', according to the agency 'Mehr' Iranian.
The agency said that Asfari made ​​the remarks in reference to the decision taken by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Senate last Tuesday, indicating that the United States will support Israel diplomatically, economically and militarily if the military action against Iran.
He was Chief of Staff of the Israeli army General Benny Jants has stressed in remarks on Israel Radio last week the military's ability to strike Iran's nuclear facilities alone if a decision in this regard.
It is said that Israel considers a nuclear-armed Iran a threat to its existence, in the light of statements by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Jewish state should be wiped off the map and has threatened to strike Iran's nuclear facilities.
However, Iran has denied it is seeking nuclear weapons and threatened to overwhelming response to any Israeli attack.
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