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    US Offers $10 Billion Weapons Package to Counter Iran Threatsi
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    April 24, 2013 10:30 PM
    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is wrapping up a trip to the Middle East -- where he delivered a $10 billion weapons package to Israel and some of Washington's Arab allies as a sign of U.S support in the face of Iranian threats. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.

    US Offers $10 Billion Weapons Package to Counter Iran Threats

    Published April 24, 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is wrapping up a trip to the Middle East -- where he delivered a $10 billion weapons package to Israel and some of Washington's Arab allies as a sign of U.S support in the face of Iranian threats. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.


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