Saudi Arabia and Germany’s arms export ban

Germany’s decision to ban arms exports to Saudi Arabia will once again be up for discussion before the end of the year, after having been extended for multiple times.

In this regard, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir stated earlier this week (15/11/20) that the German ban “makes no difference”, as Saudi Arabia will continue to buy weapons from other countries.

Is Germany expected to extend its arms ban?

What is behind Al-Jubeir’s comments?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 401-word report.

[TR Weekly Issue 27/47 – November 20, 2020]

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