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US to halt F-16 supplies to Egypt due to 'current situation'

24.07.2013 15:59

US President Barack Obama has taken a personal decision to suspend the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, claiming it is no longer “appropriate” following the toppling Mohamed Morsi’s government.

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Anonymous user 27.07.2013 14:57

Obama only supports islamist uprisings.

Anonymous user 27.07.2013 14:56

Egypt already operates over 200 F-16s.

Anonymous user 27.07.2013 02:03

Bye Bye Obama Bye Bye Kerry Bye Bye to the hypocrites & liars Egypt does not need the likes of you!

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 12:37

obama will only finance and arm terrorists.

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 10:26

They will just put the parts in refrigerators and washing machines like the do with Iran and others.

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 00:13

USA could not even construct operational can-opener!!!

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 18:08

They'll get their jets in time. You can count on it. Israel needs well armed allies.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 15:35

Obama was willing to give them to Morsi's extremist Islamic govt, but not the new secular one. Hmmm

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 15:27

The puppet emperor has to put on a show for the media. This decision will be reversed before long.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 11:54

According to wikipedia, Egypt has 406 frontline combat jets and Israel has 420.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 09:08

As long as Epytians killing Epytians the Suez canal will be stolen by Isreal, then comes toll both

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 05:25

Better late than never for outmoded USA government policy of providing weapons to this region.

Anonymous user 25.07.2013 01:55

Now we have fighter pilots in here?

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 23:52

This is what is expected from the Obama administration because it supports terrorists only.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 23:24

Russia should also halt any advanced weaponry supplies to Syria and Iran. To all dictatorships.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 19:34

Egypt is in US pocket and can never be strong militarily again.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 19:00

How many F16 does Egypt has & how many does Israel has? Nasser will be turning in his grave.

Anonymous user 24.07.2013 18:36

Seems prudent and expected.

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