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Germany More Than Doubles Weapons Exports Arabian Gulf Nations

February 25, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Germany exported €1.42 billion (us$1.88 billion) worth of weapons to Arabian Gulf nations during 2012, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported February 22. In 2011, that figure was only €570 million (us$751 million).

Most of those exports—€1.24 billion of them—went to Saudi Arabia, an increase of 900 percent. The rest went to Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Most the money was spent on €1.1 billion worth of border security equipment for Saudi Arabia.

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