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Croatia nixes F-16 purchase from Israel after US objection

 

January 13, 2019



ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's government has formally canceled a $500 million deal to buy 12 used fighter jets from Israel after it collapsed over U.S. objections.

State TV says the government made the decision at Monday's session.

Israel and Croatia reached a tentative deal in March for the sale of the upgraded F-16 Barak fighter planes, pending U.S. approval to allow the American-made technology to be purchased by a third party.

The deal ran into trouble after Washington said Israel needed to strip off upgrades that were added after Israel took delivery of the aircraft from the Unite...



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