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2019 Germany Special Weapons News



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  • Europe-US Communiqué on the Afghan Peace Process US Dept. of State 22 Oct 2019 -- The text of the following statement was agreed by Special Envoys and Special Representatives of the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom, the United Nations and the United States of America, when they met in EU Headquarters, Brussels on October 22, 2019.
  • Engel & European Allies Condemn Turkey's Invasion of Northern Syria U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs 21 Oct 2109 -- Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following joint statement with his counterparts in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the European Parliament condemning Turkey's invasion of Northern Syria
  • France, Germany suspend selling arms to Turkey over Syria operation Press TV 12 Oct 2019 -- France and Germany have announced that they are imposing an immediate halt to arms exports to Turkey over Ankara's continued war on Kurds in northern Syria.

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  • US Defence Giant Blasts Germany's Refusal to Buy F-35s as 'Retrograde Step' Sputnik 30 Apr 2019 -- Germany has been fiercely criticised by US President Donald Trump for failing to comply with the NATO spending target of two percent of gross domestic product (GDP) on defence. Berlin's decision against purchasing Lockheed Martin's stealth combat aircraft has further strained the already tense relations between the NATO allies.
  • Germany approves weapon supplies to Saudi Arabia, UAE: Der Spiegel Press TV 12 Apr 2019 -- Germany's National Security Council has reportedly approved the provision of certain weapons and arms technology to the two main aggressor regimes involved in a deadly war on Yemen, namely Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite a ban imposed earlier on arms exports to Riyadh.
  • Germany Grounds Military Flights to Afghanistan – Reports Sputnik 07 Apr 2019 -- Germany has grounded military flights to a training camp in Afghanistan until the end of April after Azerbaijan closed airspace to NATO planes, Spiegel said Sunday.
  • Berlin's Military Budget Endangers NATO - German MP Sputnik 07 Apr 2019 -- Earlier in April, US President Donald Trump rebuked Germany for "not paying their fair share" to NATO as Berlin now plans to spend 1.25 per cent of its gross domestic product on the alliance's needs by 2024, which is lower than the two per cent guideline.
  • Pence slams Germany's unacceptable Russia ties, NATO spending Press TV 04 Apr 2019 -- US Vice President Mike Pence has blasted as "unacceptable" Germany's dependence on Russian energy and its failure to meet its military spending commitments as a key member of the NATO military alliance.
  • U.S. Vice President Warns Turkey, Germany Over Dealings With Russia RFE/RL 03 Apr 2019 -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has warned Turkey and Germany about their dealings with Russia, telling Ankara it is "reckless" and warning Berlin it risks becoming a "captive" of Moscow.

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