Connect with us


Turkey imports arms worth $206m from Germany



Turkey imported arms worth $206 million (184.1 million euros) from Germany in the first four months of this year, according to government statistics.

This again makes Ankara by far Germany’s top recipient of arms exports, the Federal Economics Ministry said in response to a query made by Sevim Dagdelen, a federal lawmaker from the Left party.

According to this information, the exports were limited to “goods for the maritime sector’’.

Presumably, this means material for six class-214 submarines, which are being built in Turkey with significant participation of the German concern ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS).

Dagdelen called continuing arms deliveries to Turkey “irresponsible”.

“Arms exports to the authoritarian regime of Turkey must be stopped, both permits and actual exports,’’ Dagdelen asserted.

Also on Friday, Turkey received the first batch of Russia’s S-400 missile defence system, the Defence Ministry said, in spite repeated warnings from its NATO ally U.S. against the purchase.

“The delivery of the first shipment of parts of the S-400 long range regional air missile defence system began as of July 12 to Murted air base in Ankara,’’ the ministry said in a statement.

Load more

Contact US: editor[at], nnnnews247[at]

Recent Posts

February 2020
« Jan

NNN News Nigeria: NNN is an online Nigeria news portal that publishes breaking news in politics, business, entertainment, sport, security, features, opinion, environment, education, technology, and the world news at large. NNN publishes only news that is factual, credible, verifiable, authoritative and investigative. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a unique media organization that is founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Contact: editor[at]

© 2014 - 2019 NNN News Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.