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Arms sales - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (13.05.19)

Q : The minister said yesterday on the subject of arms sales to the Emirates and Saudi Arabia, “If these weapons were to be used against civilians, that would be a breach of the Saudis’ commitments to us” NGOs are stressing the fact that French weapons are being used in this war. Are you prepared to launch an independent investigation to shed light on this debate and bring an end to it?
A : As the minister said, we fully comply with our obligations under the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). We (…)

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