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Washington worries about Egypt's purchase of Russian Su-35 fighters

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The US State Department is concerned about the possible purchase by Egypt of Russian Su-35 fighters. This is stated in a statement by the head of the press service of the State Department Ned Price.


On Tuesday, the head of the US Department of State, Anthony Blinken, held a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri, during which he expressed concern about the possible acquisition of Russian Su-35 fighters by the Egyptian Air Force. Also, according to tradition, the United States expressed concern for human rights in Egypt.

The Secretary of State expressed concern about human rights, which he stressed will be of key importance in bilateral relations between the United States and Egypt, and Egypt's potential purchase of Su-35 fighters from Russia

- said in a statement by the State Department.

Egypt made a decision to purchase multifunctional Su-35 fighters and related weapons against the background of the arrival of American F-35 fighters in the Israeli Air Force. Whether this statement is true is not known, in Egypt itself they do not comment on the deal.

In 2019, after the emergence of information about a fighter deal between Egypt and Russia, the United States threatened Cairo with sanctions of the Turkish type due to the acquisition of Russian military equipment. According to US media, a joint letter from the Pentagon and the US State Department threatened the country's defense minister, but in Egypt they called it "meddling in internal affairs" and stated that they were not going to give up Russian weapons.

The first Su-35 Cairo was supposed to receive at the end of 2020, the full contract for 24 (according to other sources - 26) fighters will be completed by 2023.
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  1. NDR-791
    NDR-791 24 February 2021 07: 49
    +18
    Secretary of State expressed concern on human rights, which, he stressed, will be of key importance in bilateral relations between the United States and Egypt, and Egypt's potential purchase of Su-35 fighters from Russia
    Everything ... They are completely crazy !!! If they keep thinking that this mantra works
    1. Mitroha
      Mitroha 24 February 2021 08: 05
      +6
      US State Department is concerned

      Wooooot so don't care
    2. Starover_Z
      Starover_Z 24 February 2021 08: 07
      +13
      Quote: NDR-791
      Everything ... They are completely crazy !!! If they keep thinking that this mantra works

      Whoever sits well "on the hook" works with him. Look how the Outskirts were bent down - they even included sanctions on their Chinese investors by "orders"! How much further!
      1. NDR-791
        NDR-791 24 February 2021 08: 19
        +6
        Look how the Outskirts were bent
        So it's just money, and who is the mantra for? Here's a quote for you:
        I personally ate my fill of human rights. Once upon a time, we, the CIA and the United States used this idea as a battering ram to destroy the communist regime and the collapse of the USSR. This idea has served its purpose, and stop lying about human rights and human rights defenders. And then how not to cut down the branch on which we are all sitting.
        IN AND. Novodvorskaya, article in the newspaper "New Look" No. 46 from August 28, 1993

        If our "svetolitsii" understood this already then ...
    3. figwam
      figwam 24 February 2021 08: 33
      +14
      Secretary of State expressed concern
      And the contract is being fulfilled, we flew from the factory last year,

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    1. Destiny
      Destiny 24 February 2021 07: 59
      +29
      For the same reason, Saudi Arabia has no complaints from the beacon of democracy for the observance of human rights, because they regularly buy equipment, and if someone does not buy weapons from them, immediately concern about human rights in this country.
    2. Quadro
      Quadro 24 February 2021 08: 16
      +11
      And they also don’t care about Colombia, where the presidents are paid by the cartels, and the poison is being transported to the CIS. And also fascists in extinction.
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  3. Quadro
    Quadro 24 February 2021 07: 59
    +3
    Everything is as always - demands, "concerns" and "non-observance of human rights." It's even boring, like elephants in a china shop and clumsy.
  4. Flooding
    Flooding 24 February 2021 08: 07
    +3
    - Where do you work?
    - In the State Department.
    - What do you mean!
    - Analytical department of information management.
    - Wow !!!
    - Office of decision making, sector of criticism and concern.
    - ...
  5. evgen1221
    evgen1221 24 February 2021 08: 07
    +11
    But we do not hear something about such telephone conversations of Lavrov about the inadmissibility of someone acquiring f35 and other things? And we do not express any concerns to the Turks about the rights of the Syrians.
    1. Grandfather
      Grandfather 24 February 2021 08: 31
      -10%
      Quote: evgen1221
      But we do not hear something about such telephone conversations of Lavrov about the inadmissibility of someone acquiring f35 and other things? And we do not express any concerns to the Turks about the rights of the Syrians.

      Have you not noticed that no one is listening to us? Zakharova is screwing up, Lavrov is screwing up (he still has more respect for one well-known phrase), our midfielder loses everywhere, he is not considered anything, concerns in anecdotes. and the President: partners ...
      1. evgen1221
        evgen1221 24 February 2021 08: 47
        -5
        Well, maybe in order to be heard, it is worth ensuring order and implementation of laws in your country for a start, as well as writing the laws themselves adequate and not for the loot in favor of who is more likely to kill the party?
      2. Vlad5307
        Vlad5307 24 February 2021 09: 30
        +4
        Don't be so upset - the one who shouts loudly is not right. Yes, all have already gorged themselves on the American "democracy" and listen to them half-heartedly. And with the crisis inside the FSA, they will listen even less. Eastern Europeans are already listening to Russia more and more, which is also shown by the situevina with vaccines and gas. Moreover, they are afraid to talk about it loudly, but we know how to endure as much as possible, and then we will take our own and it will not seem to anyone - the lessons of history have been learned. soldier
  6. Poetry
    Poetry 24 February 2021 08: 20
    +6
    For some reason, human rights in Saudi Arabia do not bother them. There the head is cut off with a saber. There the journalist enters the embassy, ​​and then he is taken out of there in packages.
  7. rocket757
    rocket757 24 February 2021 08: 25
    +3
    The head of the US State Department, Anthony Blinken, had a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri, during which he expressed concern about the possible acquisition of Russian Su-35 fighters by the Egyptian Air Force. Also, by tradition, the United States expressed concern for human rights in Egypt.

    They are loyal to the traditions and ... commercial interests of their military-industrial complex.
    Nothing new.
  8. Redfox3k
    Redfox3k 24 February 2021 08: 49
    +2
    The State Department as an instrument in the competitive struggle of the US military-industrial complex, and in fact not only the State Department, but the entire US state machine.
  9. donavi49
    donavi49 24 February 2021 09: 04
    +10
    human rights concerns


    Oh, he stepped on the patient. Macron, after an incendiary uncoordinated speech about democracy, infringement of the rights of the Egyptians, a call to build a better life today, returning to democracy, lost contracts and interests for 14 billion euros (FREMM French frigates, about 50 Airbus helicopters, additional Rafali, two satellites, patrolmen, various army systems), which were previously prepared by 2 French presidents (Sarkozy, Oland).


    All this went to Italy, which was sitting quietly (the lead frigate was already overtaken, the second in line, helicopters ordered from Leonardo fly and they move Italy in shipment to please Sisi and not greatly disrupt the deadlines, the satellite is being built on Leonardo, they also talk about M346 - which are already under construction, but it is not yet clear about Eurofighters).
  10. silberwolf88
    silberwolf88 24 February 2021 09: 06
    +1
    they are so restless ... apparently their Peace in the whole world is sooo worried ... suppliers of Nobel laureates of peace to the universe ... in vain did not Trump give ... a unique case ... did not unleash a single new war ... this is progress
    1. Vlad5307
      Vlad5307 24 February 2021 09: 34
      0
      Now, if he unleashed a massacre in Moldova or set the outskirts of the "patriots" openly against Russia, then they would give it and yes 2 times at a time! laughing
    2. Brturin
      Brturin 24 February 2021 15: 16
      0
      Quote: silberwolf88
      they are so restless ... apparently their Peace in the whole World is so worried

      so worry, China last year took first place in trade with the EU, in Ukraine they have been in the first place in recent years, in Georgia at the end of January the Chinese bypassed the Turks ... the Atlantic partnership, loyal allies and here ... eye, eye, eye needed, then they will buy from the Russians, then with the Chinese ...
  11. askort154
    askort154 24 February 2021 09: 26
    +2
    Washington worries about Egypt's purchase of Russian Su-35 fighters

    You can't imagine a better advertisement for the Su-35. Even their super duper F-35
    cannot influence the political system in the necessary countries in the same way as the Russian S-400 and Su - 35. The Anglo-Saxons will already be exhausted from impotence
    against Russia. They begin to tie technology to politics.
    1. Runoway
      Runoway 24 February 2021 10: 08
      +3
      Another would be to bring a massive drone to this in addition to the market, such that Jews and Turks and China are bypassed. Karabakh has done very good advertising, everyone will buy
      We have, as always, while each mole ate its own piece of fur coat on the sly, missed the current topic, now we are catching up
  12. Ros 56
    Ros 56 24 February 2021 09: 36
    0
    What do airplanes have to do with human rights? It's better for striped ones to sit and not talk about every occasion. Let Krylov's fables be read, there is a lot written about them.
  13. prior
    prior 24 February 2021 09: 36
    +6
    You will be worried here.
    Instead of purchasing a super-duper F-35, Egypt decided to purchase Russian SU-35s.
    Here on the face of the gross violation by Egypt of human rights, American man.
    Loot is stolen from the hands. The hamburger is ripped out of the mouth.
    This is not what American democracy can stand, it was not established for that.
  14. Brturin
    Brturin 24 February 2021 13: 06
    +2
    will be of key importance in bilateral relations between the United States and Egypt, and the potential purchase by Egypt of Su-35 fighters from Russia

    The key ... is that the American Chevron will not be able to build gas pipelines from Israel to LNG plants in Egypt ... "Here we play, here we do not play, here is a fat spot - the fish was wrapped up" ... And here Rosatom still has to start this year To build a nuclear power plant in Egypt ...
  15. Azimuth
    Azimuth 24 February 2021 17: 41
    +1
    Consistent mattress covers ... one planned contract for the Su-35 in Asia has already been interrupted to us, apparently, having decided to develop the "success", the prisoners have now climbed to break.
    The military-industrial complex is an expensive pleasure, especially aircraft and tank building, the needs of your own army are clear, which means either you need to sell new for export, or from the Armed Forces and from storage, while purchasing new ones for your own Armed Forces.
    The further into the forest, the stronger the pressure will be both to support their military-industrial complex, and to undermine or even destroy our industries. Arms trade is in no way without the support of political power, I think ours needs to make every effort, otherwise they will shake us out from the Middle East and Africa, where the Chinese are also pressing, and from India.
  16. Ratmir_Ryazan
    Ratmir_Ryazan 25 February 2021 17: 11
    0
    The hypocrisy of American politicians knows no bounds.

    It's their dog business what kind of weapons Egypt buys.