Saudi Arabia: Turkey claims possible drone purchases

Issue 1123 - 08 Apr 2021

President Recep Tayyip Erdoganğhas said Saudi Arabia is seeking to buy more armed drones from Turkey. He told a 16 March press conference the request was being made even as Riyadh took part in military exercises with Ankara’s foe Greece. “Saudi Arabia is conducting joint exercises with Greece… Yet at the same time, Saudi Arabia is asking us for armed drones,” Erdogan said. “ Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 jets arrived on Crete on 13 March to take part in the Falcon Eye 1 exercise with the Greek Air Force.

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