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Arms Trade: Belarus

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 82146, tabled on 28 August 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many licences for arms exports to Belarus her Department has approved in the last 12 months.

Answered on

3 September 2020

There are EU sanctions against Belarus already, including an arms embargo and a ban on the export of equipment that might be used for internal repression. Britain cannot issue export licences for items prohibited by these sanctions.

More generally, information about export licences issued, granted and refused is publicly available at: gov.uk/government/collections/strategic-export-controls-licensing-data.

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