A Fuchs armoured personnel carrier of the German Bundeswehr(Getty Images )
A Fuchs armoured personnel carrier of the German Bundeswehr
(Getty Images )

Germany’s Arms Trade With Algeria Explodes

November 13, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Proof that Germany is deeply concerned about the spread of radical Islam in North Africa.

Germany has rapidly stepped up its arms trade with Algeria since the Arab Spring swept across the region in late 2010/2011, a report by Der Spiegel on November 12 revealed. In 2010, Germany sold under €20 million worth of military equipment to Algeria. In 2011 and 2012, Germany has sold €400 million worth, and it’s underwritten a €2.13 billion sale of two warships.

Now, according to Spiegel, a subsidiary of Rheinmetall plans to build 1,200 Fuch armored personnel carriers in Algeria over the next 10 years. All of these vehicles are for the Algerian military.

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