19 octombrie 2019

European countries halted arm exports to Turkey but why haven't they done the same for Saudi Arabia?


Several European countries including the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, have temporarily halted arms exports to Turkey over the country's military incursion into northern Syria. The operation, which has been ongoing for almost a week, has so far resulted in hundreds of deaths among Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. But this reaction from EU countries has also directed a spotlight to the bloc's other arms trading partners — [...]