Sale of 3,000 smart bombs worth $290 million to Saudi Arabia approved by Donald Trump


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The Donald Trump-led US administration has okayed the sale of precision-guided bombs worth $290 million to Saudi Arabia. Saudi will get 3,000 Boeing-made GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb I (SDB I) munitions and related equipment. The development is a key moment in US politics as President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia to pressurise Riyadh to end a war in Yemen. Saudi requested to buy GBU-39 SDB I munitions.