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Canada has suspended weapons sales to Turkey

Канада временно приостановила продажу вооружения Турции

Canada temporarily suspends shipments of arms to Turkey because of its military operations in Syria, according to Agence France-Presse, citing the statement of the foreign Ministry of the country.

“In light of recent events in Canada have temporarily suspended new export permits in Turkey” covering the “controlled goods” – mostly military equipment, according to the list provided by the Ministry,” says the Agency, citing a foreign Ministry statement.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 9 October announced the beginning of “operation peace” in the North of Syria against the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party and the terrorist group “Islamic state.”* Turkish aircraft on the same day attacked RA’s al-Ainu and a number of other Syrian towns on the border of the two countries. Later, it was announced about the beginning of the ground operation.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

Source:ria.ru
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