30 septembrie 2022

Germany approves new arms exports – media


Berlin previously embargoed weapons sales to Saudi Arabia over the war in YemenGermany’s coalition government approved $35 million in new arms sales to Saudi Arabia before Chancellor Olaf Scholz visited Riyadh last week, Der Spiegel reported on Thursday. Sales were halted in 2018 over the war in Yemen, but Berlin has relaxed its stance on sending weapons to warzones since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine. Economy Minister Robert Habeck confirmed in a letter to the German Bundestag [...]