Pressure mounts on Merkel to cancel arms deal

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative-led coalition is coming under mounting pressure to call off a secret arms deal involving the sale of 200 German Leopard tanks to Saudi Arabia.

The Opposition Social Democrats yesterday pledged to mount a concerted campaign against the project.

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 23 Oct 2014 12:16:44 Processing Time: 399ms