US President Donald Trump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Photo: AFP

US lawmakers vote against Saudi arms sales worth US$8.1 billion, setting up veto by Donald Trump

  • Trump is seeking 22 separate sales of aircraft support maintenance, precision-guided munitions and other weapons and equipment
  • Critics say the arms sales would aggravate the devastating war in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia is leading a US-backed coalition
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US President Donald Trump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Photo: AFP
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