White House opposes Senate resolution prohibiting Saudi missile sale

 The White House said on Tuesday it strongly opposes a US Senate resolution that would prohibit the proposed sale of 280 advanced medium range air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia.

Passage of the Senate resolution "would undermine the president's commitment to aid in our partner's defenses at a time of increased missile and drone attacks against civilians in Saudi Arabia," the White House Office of Management of Budget said in a statement.

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