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Turkey hopes for major defence export deal with Saudi Arabia - defence minister
April 26, 2017 / 9:42 AM / 7 months ago

Turkey hopes for major defence export deal with Saudi Arabia - defence minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey hopes to sign a major defence export deal with Saudi Arabia, Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Wednesday, describing the potential deal as one of the biggest for Turkey’s defence industry.

Turkey's Defence Minister Fikri Isik answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Ankara, Turkey, August 5, 2016. REUTERS/Tumay Berkin/Files

Speaking at a conference for defence and aviation industry exporters in Ankara, Isik said Turkey hoped to reach an agreement over the deal soon. He gave no further details.

Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans

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