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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Germany Halts Major Arms Deal With Russia

Germany Halts Major Arms Deal With Russia

Berlin (AFP) – Germany said Wednesday any arms trading with Moscow was currently “indefensible” as it halted a major deal to provide a fully equipped training camp to Russian forces.

Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced the suspension of the Rheinmetall project as Moscow tightened its grip on the flashpoint Crimean peninsula.

 

AFP Photo/Odd Andersen