A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua
A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua

US partner countries buying arms from Russia, China could be hit with sanctions: American official

  • R. Clarke Cooper from the US State Department says the move will mitigate risks to US technology, citing such a reprisal after Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile defence system last year
  • He also lauded Singapore’s US$2.75 billion purchase of F-35B jets from the US, calling it a ‘furtherance of our relationship and bilateral ties’

Topic |   United States
A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua
A US F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performs during a February 9 media preview of the Singapore Airshow. Photo: Xinhua
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