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Jeremy Corbyn’s minister for peace calls for arms embargo on Yemen coalition

Jeremy Corbyn's minister for peace calls for arms embargo on Yemen coalition

Fabian Hamilton has called for ban on arms exports to all members of the Saudi-led coalition and for the creation of a Ministry of Peace A Labour government would ban exports of British-made weapons to all members of the Saudi-led bombing campaign against Yemen, Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow minister for peace has told Middle East Eye. “We should not be selling …

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UK exploiting Saudi-Qatar crisis with arms sales

Report reveals UK exploiting Qatar crisis for own profit through arms exports

Britain is exploiting a rift between several Arab countries of the Persian Gulf and Qatar through designating both sides as the “priority markets” for its arms sales, a report suggests. The Middle East Eye (MEE) report cited a list of 46 states highlighted by the UK Department for International Trade Defense and Security Organization as potentially lucrative markets for weapons …

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Germany’s Merkel tells Saudis to stop war on Yemen as arms sales go on

Germanys Merkel tells Saudis to stop war on Yemen as arms sales go on

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Riyadh to halt its military aggression against Yemen, despite Berlin continuing its arms sales to the kingdom. “We believe in the UN-led process of diplomatic resolution…We do not think that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” said Merkel during a visit to the Saudi port city of Jeddah on Sunday. …

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