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UK revokes 'unprecedented' 160 arms export licences

The UK has "misjudged" the sales of arms abroad, according to a report released by the Combined Committees on Arms Exports.

The committee's chair, Sir John Stanley, said the current and former governments had revoked an "unprecedented" 160 arms export licences, revealing "the scale of the misjudgement".

  • 05 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK
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