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India Reciprocate to US ambassador : On the Decision of sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan

India Reciprocate to US ambassador : On the Decision of sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan : India today on Saturday shows disappointment to the Obama administration’s decision of sale of F-16 fighting jets to Pakistan, We disagree with their rationale that such arms transfers help to combat terrorism,” the ministry of external affairs said on Saturday.

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US ambassador Richard Verma was summoned to the ministry’s South Block office on Saturday morning where he met foreign secretary S Jaishankar over the matter.
“This notice of a potential sale is required by law and does not mean the sale has been concluded,” said the Defence Security Cooperation Agency.

The Defence Security Cooperation Agency – a wing of the Pentagon – said in a statement, that this proposed sale worth nearly USD 700 million contributes to US foreign policy objectives and national security goals by helping improve the security of a strategic partner in South Asia.

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