The German armaments group Rheinmetall’s supplies of Saudi Arabia, a media report says that despite the German export stops with ammunition. As the star and the ARD Munich magazine Report reports, running deliveries to subsidiaries in Italy and South Africa.
Rheinmetall Executive Board Helmut Merch in mid-November, said according to the Reports, in a conference call with Bank analysts, these deliveries were not affected by the German ban on Exports of””. He had estimated the value of the annual ammunition supplies to over a hundred million euros.
According to the research of star and Report Munich, a Joint Venture, which operates Rheinmetall in South Africa advertises certain products for their “extraordinary lethality”. The state-run saudi Arabian arms holding SAMI is currently trying to take over the shares of the South African partner in this joint venture in South Africa.
SAMI is Guided according to the report of a former Rheinmetall-the area of the Board. Next to him, at least three other former Rheinmetall-Manager are still for the SAMI. In the industry, the talk was of a dozen German in SAMI.
responding, The Federal government had with the export stop to the killing of the saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) announced in October, to approve any further arms deliveries. Saudi Arabia had been under international pressure and after that the critics of the government Khashoggi on 2. October was killed during a visit to the Istanbul Consulate of his country.