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13 July 2009

UK cuts Israeli arms contracts : Is it the begining of a British embargo?



We suppose that the law of averages dictates that even governments as full of gobshites as Gordon Brown's is must eventually get something right ... at sometime or other ... and do the decent thing.

UK cuts Israel weapons contracts

The UK has revoked five export licences for equipment to the Israeli navy because of actions during Israel's Operation Cast Lead in Gaza this year.

The British Foreign office said the exports would now contravene its criteria for arms sales, but denied that it had imposed a partial embargo.

The UK says it does not sell weapons which might be used for internal repression or external aggression.

Israel says ...
Read the rest of this report right here.



*(Cross posted across at 'appletree')

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Rex said...

Great isn't it? We've been helping the US to arm Israel to the teeth while skimping on what our own troops need over in Afghanistan...AND Iraq.

10:25 pm  
Anonymous bootlean said...

Politics has always been the sewer of the world and those in that business are the sewer dwellers of the world. Years ago we [UK] gave Israel the atom bomb.

10:29 pm  
Blogger Nevin said...

Bootlean you said: "Politics has always been the sewer of the world and those in that business are the sewer dwellers of the world."

So true!!!

All governments are scum!

2:11 am  

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