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Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 15125, tabled on 13 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Trade to ensuring compliance with international law in relation to export licences for arms that could be used in the war in Yemen.

Answered on

25 February 2020

The Government's position remains that until we retake our licensing decisions in line with the 2019 court judgment, we will not issue any new licences for exports to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners for possible use in the conflict in Yemen.