US Senate Rejects Resolution To Block $650Mln In Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

US Senate Rejects Resolution to Block $650Mln in Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 08th December, 2021) The US Senate rejected a resolution that would have blocked $650 million in arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

The Senate struck down the measure with a 30-67 vote on Tuesday night.

The US arms sale to Saudi Arabia includes 280 medium range air-to-air missiles used to defend against attacks such as Houthi explosive-equipped drones.