US Pledges Sanctions on Egypt If Purchasing of Russian Fighter Jets Occurs
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged that the United States would impose sanctions on Egypt once it bought Russian S-35 fighter jets.

The U.S warning to Egypt came during a Senate budget hearing session, where Pompeo noted that Egypt would face sanctions if the Russian-made Su-35 role fighter aircraft arrived to the country, adding that U.S has received assurances from Egypt that Egyptian authorities are aware of these terms.

“We’ve made clear that if those systems were to be purchased, the CAATSA statute would require sanctions on the regime,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a Senate budget hearing.

According to the U.S CAATSA act (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions) issued in 2017, Iran, North Korea and Russia are facing sanctions with the aim of combating those countries’ political, economic and military influences across the globe....

https://egyptianstreets.com/2019/04/11/u...8QfGJYCA4E
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