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Arab Spring Demands Change in UK Small Arms Export Policy - Report

13 July 2012

Al Arabiya / AFP

Britain must exercise more caution in granting licenses for the export of arms to authoritarian regimes such as Bahrain in light of the Arab Spring uprisings, a parliamentary report has urged. A Commons select committee review of export controls also revealed that Britain's Foreign Office (FCO) is concerned about the sale of equipment to Argentina amid tensions over the Falkland Islands, the Guardian reported Friday. Select committee chairman John Stanley said the... (GunPolicy.org)

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