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Cotton Statement on the U.S. Halting F-35 Sales to Turkey

July 17, 2019

Contact Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353

Washington, D.C. - Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement on the president's announcement for the United States to cease F-35 sales to Turkey:

"Halting F-35 sales to Turkey is a painful but necessary decision by the president. America simply cannot send its most advanced military technology to countries where adversaries like Russia will have access to it."