Bahrain: Arms Trade

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 29th November 2011.

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Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Liberal Democrat, East Dunbartonshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on sales of military equipment to Bahrain.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

We regularly discuss arms export controls with EU colleagues in the EU Council Working Group on Conventional Arms Exports to ensure the consistent application by EU member states of the EU common position on the export of military technology and equipment.

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