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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department approved a $2 billion (1.55 billion pounds) sale of missiles to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

The sale would include 60 Patriot PAC-3 missiles made by Lockheed Martin Corp and 100 GEM-T missiles made by Raytheon Co, the Pentagon said in a statement.

(Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Dan Grebler)

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