The US State Department has approved a large sale of weapons to the Saudi Arabia, citing the Persian Gulf nation as a “leading contributor of political stability and economic progress.” Most if these Arms engulfs Syria and Iraq Crisis and Saudi Army will use them for killing Yemeni Civilians.
The US arms deal with Saudi Arabia is worth an estimated $1.15 billion (U.S.) and it includes 133 M1A1/A2 tanks and 20 recovery vehicles.
According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the U.S. State Department approved this billion dollar sale on Tuesday, naming the General Dynamics Land Systems (GDSL) as the seller.
In a statement released on Tuesday, the GSCA attempted to defend this sale by commending Saudi Arabia for their regional influence and assistance in improving the US national security.
“This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a strategic regional partner which has been and continues to be a leading contributor of political stability and economic progress in the Middle East.”
Saudi Arabia is currently immersed in a Yemeni Civil War that has cost them a large sum of money and equipment, including several of their US manufactured Abrams Tanks.
Also Saudis arms syrian and Iraqi Rebels including Terrorist group of Nusra Front by ots new name Jaish Al Sham, Jaish Al Fath and Islamic State terrorist group Also called ISIS, ISIS, IS and Daesh.