Hirunews Logo
US+to+sell+%2415bn+missile+defence+to+Saudi+Arabia
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 11:08
US to sell $15bn missile defence to Saudi Arabia
2,098

Views

The US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of its advanced Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system.

The State Department said the $15bn deal furthered US national security and foreign policy interests.

It would boost Saudi and Gulf security against Iranian and other regional threats, the state department added.

The announcement comes a day after Saudi Arabia agreed to buy air defence systems from Russia.

 
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Hiru Siripa Karunawa - 2018
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 17:02
The largest pilgrimage organized in the country, 'Hiru Siripa Karunawa' 2018 concluded successfully.  Devotees from several parts of the island were... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
21 Views
10,680 Views
58 Views
1,425 Views
323 Views
12,300 Views
Top