WASHINGTON December 09. 2023 (Saba) - A source in the US Department of Defense, the Pentagon, revealed on late Saturday that the State Department had agreed to the possibility of selling 120 mm tank shells to the Israeli entity at a value of about 106 million dollars.
This announcement came after a request submitted by the State Department, earlier this week, to Congress to approve the sale of 45,000 shells to the occupying entity for Merkava tanks.
A Pentagon source added that the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which oversee military sales, were subjected to “pressure” from the State Department to quickly approve the request in light of the ongoing Zionist entity’s war against Hamas in Gaza.
The two committees usually have 20 days to review foreign military sales, which allows them to sometimes raise questions about the deal and delay it if necessary, but late Friday night, the US State Department sent an emergency announcement to the two committees regarding 13,000 tank shells, amounting to... Its value is about 106 million dollars, to be delivered immediately to the Zionist entity, the source said on Saturday.
The source said: “It will be possible to transport the ammunition immediately.”
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