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PREMIUM: Jury out on Qatari F-35 deal but UK links strengthen

15th October 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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A reported request to the US government from Qatar for F-35 aircraft has caused pushback from regional actors but the UK has consolidated military ties with Doha.

A reported request from Qatar to buy F-35 aircraft from the US government has drawn fierce opposition from Israel but whether a deal can be reached still remains uncertain.

If a FMS is under consideration by the Trump Administration, it is not something that official sources are prepared to confirm ...

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