What’s next for the U.S. drone program?
The U.N. Security Council approved the United States on Tuesday to buy the first drone in the U,S.
arsenal, the first since President Donald Trump took office in January.
The U.K. voted for approval on Thursday of the same weapons package and the first weapons sale since the Uighur people won a historic legal victory against China in a court case that has put a halt to the Chinese military’s surveillance and surveillance-based drone program.
The council has yet to rule on the Uyghur and Turkmenistan issues.
The Obama administration and allies have been pressing the United Nations to approve a permanent U.n. seat on the Security Council.
The administration has said that U.s. support for the council would help it secure its new post.
The Senate has also voted to approve the sale of weapons to Russia, the second time that the Senate has passed legislation authorizing arms sales to Russia in the last year.
The United States has not given a deadline for the Senate to act.
The new arms sales are part of a larger U. S. strategy to boost its drone program and increase the number of U. n. personnel working on it.
Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the United Nation unless its members agree to an arms sales agreement, which the administration has been reluctant to do.
But U. N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said last week that the council should not impose sanctions on Russia over the dispute.