ZAGREB, Croatia | Croatia gives Israel deadline for sale of US-made F-16 jets

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ZAGREB, Croatia—Jan 03, 2019  —Croatia urged Israel on Thursday to overcome a rare disagreement with the United States and to confirm it can carry through on a deal to sell 12 used American-made fighter jets.

Croatia’s Defense Ministry said it needed an answer from Israel by Jan. 11 or the Balkan country’s $500 million order for a dozen F-16 aircraft would be canceled.

Israel made a tentative deal to sell the upgraded F-16 Barak fighters to Croatia in March pending U.S.

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