German Government Spokesperson Steffen Seibert said there would be checks into how exported weapons are being used abroad, at a press conference in Berlin on Monday.

"It [the sale of arms] is, and remains, dependent on the approval of incoming tests, especially whether or not German arms are being misused to impinge on human rights, which is a question of security for the German foreign office," he explained.

The Spokesperson for Ministry of Infrastructure said they are with working with joint offices to go over the results of the Ethiopian Airways investigation into the Boeing 737, which crashed shortly after take off from Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing everyone on board.

However, they would not disclose more information concerning those affected by the incident.

Other issues on the agenda were the unfolding situation in Venezuela, one in which Berlin fully support opposition leader and self-proclaimed President Juan Guaido, as well as the denial of accreditation to German journalists in Turkey.

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