The German government has approved arms exports worth 254 million euros ($295 million) to the kingdom since it took up office in March.
Between March 14 and Sept. 23, the government approved 87 export permits for the members of the alliance, according to the figures seen by the German Press Agency (dpa).
The Saudi-led alliance has been fighting Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who receive support from regional rival Iran, since 2015. Peace talks planned for the beginning of September in Geneva did not take place when the Houthi delegation did not turn up for them.
Meanwhile, the German government has reduced arms exports to Turkey to 16 sales worth 916,902 euros ($1 million) since taking office on March 14, according to the dpa. In the period between Jan. 1 and March 14, Germany approved 34 sales worth 9.7 million euros ($11.2 million) to Turkey.
In 2017, Germany sold Turkey 34.2 million euros ($39.6 million) worth of arms. In 2016, Germany approved 83.9 million euros ($97.2 million) in arms sales to Turkey, making Turkey one of the top 20 buyers of German arm