SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
CCP mouthpiece in its latest report claimed that South American country Argentina is close to inking a deal with China for the purchase of JF-17 fighter jets that will also see the setting up of a production plant for local assembly of the jet in the country with export rights.
Reacting to this news A week ago, US Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar said “The Chinese fighter factory in Argentina is the worst.” According to Salazar, Buenos Aires intends to install a JF-17 factory, which a . he described as “Play with the devil.”
Washington has been putting pressure on Argentina to either acquire second-hand F-16s from Denmark for which Pentagon has given Export clearance or go for India’s offer of the LCA-Tejas fighter jets that have seen high-level pitch from India with the development of Argentina-specific LCA-Tejas aircraft without key British components.
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