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German Saudi Arms UK Industry Hunt

German halt in Saudi arms sales hurting UK industry

02 February, 2019 10:10 am 10:10 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Britain has urged Germany to exempt big defence projects from its efforts to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia or face damage to its commercial credibility, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Tuesday. Germany said last November it would reject future arms export licences to Saudi Arabia over the killing of … Read More

German halt to Saudi arms sales could put squeeze on Eurofighter

10 October, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s hardline halt to arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may jeopardise a big UK-led Eurofighter order from Riyadh and could hit jobs at a shipyard in struggling northeastern Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been more outspoken than fellow major arms exporters the United … Read More