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Burma: Arms Trade

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 117621, tabled on 5 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to his Pakistani counterpart on that country's decision to supply Burma with military equipment.

Answered on

11 December 2017

We are not aware of Pakistan supplying Burma with military equipment and we have not to date made any representations to the Pakistan authorities on this particular issue. The UK remains concerned about the potential for a further escalation in South East Asia. The UK recognises the importance of stability being maintained in the region and we would urge all parties to refrain from actions that could jeopardise this. We continue to support the retention of the EU arms embargo on Burma.

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