Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 5th October 2020.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the methodology used by his Department to evaluate allegations of violations of international humanitarian law caused by fixed-wing aircraft in Yemen differs from the methodology used for the same purpose by the United Nations Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen in its report of 9 September 2020; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The Secretary of State for International Trade set out the UK's revised methodology to evaluate allegations of violations of international humanitarian law caused by fixed-wing aircraft in Yemen in her written statement of 7 July 2020.

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