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Saudi Arabia: Military Aid

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 268451, tabled on 24 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if she will publish the (a) dates of training, (b) organisations trained and (c) programmes of training events provided by UK military personnel to the Saudi Arabian (i) armed forces and (ii) National Guard since March 2015 to help with compliance with International Humanitarian Law.

Answered on

1 July 2019

All training provided in the UK or in Saudi Arabia by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces, National Guard (SANG), and Saudi MOD - supports and encourages compliance with International Humanitarian Law (IHL).

Details of all training provided since March 2015 is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.