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Biden administration plans to sell F-15 fighter jets to Egypt

The proposed sale has been in the works for years and is bound to raise opposition on Capitol Hill.

The commander of all US military forces in the Middle East said the Biden administration plans to approve Egypt’s years-old request to buy F-15 fighter jets, despite almost certain opposition among lawmakers due to Cairo’s human rights abuses.

“In the case of Egypt, I think we have good news, in that we’re going to provide them with F-15s,” Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee today.

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