DEFENCE

Germany Begins Deployment of Patriot Air Defense System to Poland

Germany Begins Deployment of Patriot Air Defense System to Poland

Germany has started delivery and deployment of a Patriot air defense system to Poland to help secure its airspace amid increasing tension in the region. A military transport aircraft carrying the first two batteries for the Patriot system set off from north Germany on Monday morning, according to public German broadcaster NDR. They will be deployed in the […]

France Says Willing to Transfer Military Tech and Weapons to India

France Says Willing to Transfer Military Tech and Weapons to India

France is willing to provide India with the “best technology” to modernize its armed forces, French ambassador Emmanuel Lenain revealed Sunday. The statement comes as New Delhi continues to find ways to reduce its dependence on Russia for military hardware. Lenain suggested that Paris is a “great option” to help build a military-industrial base in the South […]

U.S. and Germany head for showdown over tanks for Ukraine

U.S. and Germany head for showdown over tanks for Ukraine

KYIV/BERLIN, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Ukraine pleaded on Thursday for the West to finally send it heavy tanks as the defence chiefs of the United States and Germany headed for a showdown over weapons Kyiv says could decide the fate of the war. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will be in Germany on Thursday and […]

Iran welcomes resumption of talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran welcomes resumption of talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran welcomed on Monday the resumption of talks with Saudi Arabia, a week after the foreign ministers of both countries held a “friendly meeting.” Responding a question about relations between Tehran and Riyadh, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani told reporters that the two countries seem to currently agree on the adoption of a “constructive” […]