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Britain revokes five Israeli arms export licences: officials

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posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 10:52 AM
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Britain revokes five Israeli arms export licences: officials


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JERUSALEM (AP) — Britain has revoked several licenses granted to British companies to sell weapons parts to Israel because of concerns over their use in Israel's recent war in the Gaza Strip, British and Israeli officials said Monday.

The decision, which an Israeli official said applied to parts for missile boats, does not appear to affect Israel's military capabilities significantly. But it was symbolic given the international outcry against the Israeli military's conduct during the three-wweek war early this year. While recognizing Israel's right to defend itself, Britain has charac
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posted on Jul, 13 2009 @ 10:52 AM
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The UK are also reviewing ALL the weapons licenses for supplying weapons to israel as a result of recent actions;

whilst the UK are not a major supplyer for israel it IS a move in the right direction - both sides in recent conflicts commited war crimes - israel using WMD`s on the civilian population (WP used in breach of the CCWC) and Hamas for using human shields when firing there rockets on israel.


maybe more countries can take a step back from suplying weapons and parts to both sides.

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[edit on 13/7/09 by Harlequin]



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