US authorizes F-15 fighter jet deal with Qatar, worth over $21bln

NEW YORK: A $21.1 billion sale of 72 F-15 tactical fighter jets to Qatar has been approved by the US State Department, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency.
Congress was notified Thursday of the official certification of the international weapons deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said congress was notified of the official certification of the international weapons deal.