30 Jul 2015 aljazeera.com
Washington to deliver eight aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, US embassy in Cairo says in a statement.
The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, the US embassy in Cairo said in a statement, part of a military package that had been unfrozen earlier this year. The statement released on Thursday said Washington would deliver four more F-16s to Egypt this autumn. Despite US lawmakers' concerns that Egypt is lagging on democratic reforms, Egypt remains one of Washington's closest security allies in the region.
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