Foreign Secretary: UK to suspend arms export to Turkey

Foreign Secretary: UK to suspend arms export to Turkey
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  • calendar-gray 15 October 2019

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that UK will keep its defence exports to Turkey under continual review, APA's London bureau reports.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told MPs on Tuesday: "The UK government takes its arm export control responsibilities very seriously and in this case, of course, we will keep our defence exports to Turkey under very careful and continual review.

No further export licences to Turkey for items that might be used in military operations in Syria will be granted while we conduct that review."

Aytan Abbasli

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