Politics 14:02 10/10/2019 Region

Finland halts arms sales to Turkey

Finland condemns Turkey's attack on Kurds in northeastern Syria and halts all arms sales to Turkey.

"Finland does not export defense material to countries that fight or violate human rights," Defense Minister Antti Kaikkonen wrote on Twitter, according to Teller Report.

Just three weeks ago, the Finnish government approved the sale of drones to Turkey. But after Turkey launched an offensive against Kurdish targets in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, the Baltic country reacted strongly.

Now Finland halts all arms exports to Turkey, at the same time condemning the Turkish military offensive. 



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