• Wed. Oct 28th, 2020

    Canada suspends exports of protection force drone technology to Turkey

    Canada suspends exports of protection force drone technology to Turkey

    The federal executive is suspending the export of refined Canadian drone technology to Turkey whereas Ottawa investigates claims that it’s being ragged by the Azerbaijani protection force in opposition to Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne talked about Monday.

    Folks examine destroyed structures in a residential situation in Ganja, Azerbaijan, halt to the border with Armenia, after shelling by Armenian forces that killed two other folks and wounded several other, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (Linked Press)

    The federal executive is suspending the export of refined Canadian drone technology to Turkey whereas Ottawa investigates claims that it’s being ragged by the Azerbaijani protection force in opposition to Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne talked about Monday.

    Champagne used to be responding to calls by Canada’s Armenian neighborhood and the disarmament group Ploughshares World to forestall the export of Canadian drone optics and laser focusing on programs to Turkey following experiences that Ankara has deployed dozens of unmanned aircraft in strive in opposition to in opposition to Armenian forces in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh space of Azerbaijan.