German Greens urge Berlin to impose arms sales ban on Saudi Arabia

German Greens urge Berlin to impose arms sales ban on Saudi Arabia

German Greens urge Berlin to impose arms sales ban on Saudi Arabia

 

 
 
'…it is also necessary for the [German] federal government to hold clear talks with Saudi Arabia instead of only providing weapons,' Oezdemir said, adding that the executions in Saudi Arabia were a clear violation of human rights.
 
The Greens are demanding to immediately halt trade relations with Saudi Arabia and introduce a ban on arms sales to the country, Sputnik said.
 
Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a Shia Muslim cleric known for his sermons criticizing the kingdom’s government and for his support of political protests in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province.
 
At that day, the Saudi Interior Ministry said 47 people have been executed on charges of what it referred to as terrorism.
 
Prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr was among those executed.
 
The Saudi move triggered mass protests in Iran and other countries.

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