Downing Street 'won't review Saudi arms sales until Yemeni air strike probed'



Britain will await the outcome of a Saudi Arabian investigation into an air strike that killed more than 140 people attending a funeral in Yemen before deciding whether to review sales of arms to the desert kingdom, Downing Street has said.
The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen has been blamed for the attack, which is also believed to have injured more than 500 people in the capital Sanaa.
The incident has increased pressure on the UK to halt sales of weaponry, including fighter jets and bombs, to the country.
The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) said the UK has licensed the... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 23
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