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externalUS State Department approves potential sale of up to eight F-16 aircraft to Bulgaria.

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April 5, 2022 8:16 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The deal is valued at $1.6 billion to provide Bulgaria with fighter jets and related support equipment. According to Reuters, U.S. officials said the sale agreement was not directly related to Russia's war on Ukraine. The war has prompted Ukraine's government to ask that countries with MiG aircraft - including Bulgaria - to make them available for use in the fight against Russian forces.

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Author:  The Kyiv Independent news desk