GERMANY MOVING TO LIMIT ARMS SALES TO SAUDI ARABIA, UAE, TURKEY

Source: Al Jazeera

A draft bill in Germany aims to ban weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey for their involvement in military conflicts.

The bill aims to prevent weapons exports and all other related goods and services to countries that may use them for human rights abuses.

The draft, proposed by the social-democratic opposition party Die Linke, focusses mostly on Saudi Arabia and the UAE for their role in the war in Yemen, but it also singles out Turkey for its military mission in northern Syria where the country has been fighting Kurdish forces.

Read more at: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/germany-moving-limit-weapons-export-saudi-arabia-uae-180428072944493.html

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