Ukraine received almost 30 times more military equipment than Turkey in the first quarter of this year

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Ukraine received almost 30 times more military equipment than Turkey in the first quarter of this year

THE Ukraine receivedin the first quarter of this year, that is, during the period when he was preparing to fight and was fighting against the Russian invasion, almost 30 times more military equipment from Turkey than a year earlieraccording to official data.

Turkey exported during this period $ 59.1 million worth of military products in Ukrainecompared to 1.9 million in the first quarter of 2021, show the data published by the Turkish Exporters’ Association.

The Union did not say what exactly this equipment consisted of.

Ukraine has bought in recent years more than 20 Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aircraft with armaments and on January 27 had ordered another 16. This lot was delivered in early March.

Ankara and Kyiv have long-standing defense cooperation relations.

THE Turkeya member of NATO, maintains good relations with both Ukraine and Russia. While continuing to supply Ukraine with drones, it has also avoided imposing sanctions on Moscow.

Ankara’s total defense exports in the first quarter of this year were up 48.6% from a year earlier, according to industry data.

In 2021, Turkey exported $ 3.224 trillion worth of defense products – up 41.5% from 2020.

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