US is top importer of Turkish weapons

The US bought weapons worth $490 million in Turkey, about five-fold more than the volumes bought by the UAE ($101 million) and Saudi Arabia ($99 million), Trend reports.

Exports of weapons from Turkey increased by 35.7% to $1.2 billion.

Helicopters, planes and their parts were sold for $287 million, turbojet engines for $218 million, spare parts for tanks and armored vehicles for $106 million.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza