Saudi Arabia lashed out at a recent arms deal between Israel and India saying the move threatened to create instability in already-troubled South Asia. Speaking during an official visit to Pakistan, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal said the recent billion-dollar deal to supply India with Israeli airborne early warning radar systems could fuel an arms race in the region. “Indeed, what we are hearing of this cooperation is that it is aimed not at the good of the region but to inflame the region, to further add to the arms race in the region,” Prince Saud said on Sunday. Pakistan says the acquisition of the Israeli Phalcon system by India would put it at a disadvantage necessitating a matching counter-effort. Full Story
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