After Turkey Switches to Yes for Sweden’s NATO Bid, Democrats Announce F-16 Sale Potential

Shortly after the Turks abruptly agrees to approve Sweden’s bid to become a NATO member, Democrat Bob Menendez, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, suggested the “hold” he had placed on selling F-16s to the Turks in response to their “aggression” against their neighbors might be reconsidered. He told a reporter in passing that while he still has some concerns, he is reconsidering his stance.

US Sen. Menendez says he is talking with Biden administration on F-16 sales to Turkey

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez on Monday said there was a temporary “lull” in Turkey’s “aggression against its neighbors” and said he is in conversations with the Biden administration about the hold he has placed on future U.S. sales of F-16 fighter jets to Ankara.

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