Saudi Ambassador Welcomes the Formal Notification for Proposed Missile Defense Sale

US State Dept. Approves $15B Missile Defense Sale to Saudi Arabia

Crude oil prices gained as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's biggest oil exporters, signaled continued cooperation on efforts to erode the surplus supply of crude globally.

The approval has now opened the way for Saudi Arabia's purchasing of the 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) launchers and 360 missiles, as well as fire control stations and radar, says a report in Reuters.

The sale, supplied by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon - also includes 43 trucks, generators, electrical power units, communications equipment, tools, test and maintenance equipment and "personnel training and training equipment".

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He also said the younger Shah had chose to file criminal defamation suit against the author of the article and the editors of The Wire for Rs 100 crore in Ahmedabad.

Speaking on October 9, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the deal to supply the long-range S-400 air-defense missile systems to Riyadh "isn't directed against any third country".

On October 5, King Salman became the first ever Saudi monarch to visit Russian Federation.

During the first visit by a Saudi king to Russia, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Russian President, Vladimir Putin, underlined the rapprochement between the two countries by signing important agreements in the military and energy fields.

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However, with 8 points from five outings, their campaign could be all over if Group E leaders Egypt defeat Congo on Sunday. According to him, "how on earth can this goal be disallowed".

The US sale has not yet "concluded", it confirmed.

"This sale furthers USA national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian and other regional threats", the statement said.

Lower compliance with the curbs promised by some nations combined with rising production in OPEC members Libya and Nigeria - both exempt from reducing output due to their internal strife - have added pressure on Saudi Arabia to make deeper cuts of its own.

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A number of women, including the actress Ashley Judd , came forward in an article published by The New York Times on Thursday. Three members of The Weinstein Company board have quit and the married mogul, 65, is taking a leave of absence.

Washington deployed THAAD, which is used to guard against ballistic-missile attacks, to South Korea this year for defense against North Korea.

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