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May 2, 2015 11:14 pm

Gulf States Demanding Major New Weapons Systems From US in Exchange for Support on Iran Deal

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The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. Photo: Andy Wolfe.

Leading Persian Gulf states want major new weapons systems and security guarantees from the White House in exchange for backing a nuclear agreement with Iran, according to U.S. and Arab officials.

The leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, plan to use a high-stakes meeting with President Obama later this month to request additional fighter jets, missile batteries and surveillance equipment.

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