Cancellation of Spain's Bomb Sale to Saudi Arabia Yet to be Verified

Published September 6th, 2018 - 01:58 GMT
(Leila Gorchev / AFP)
(Leila Gorchev / AFP)

Spain has yet to issue an official stance on a Reuters report that said Madrid had canceled the sale of a shipment of bombs to Saudi Arabia.

Spain’s consul to Saudi Arabia Pablo Perez said Wednesday Madrid has not yet issued a statement on the report that alleged that his country’s Defense Ministry had started a process to cancel a contract signed in 2015 to sell 400 laser-guided bombs.

“Our ties with Saudi Arabia are fraternal and friendly. The Spanish embassy was surprised by these claims,” he said.

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