UK's weapon sales to Saudi unlawful: Lords committee

The UK has licensed nearly $7bn of arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the coalition nations since the war started.

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    British arms exports to Saudi Arabia violate international humanitarian law.

    That's the conclusion of a British parliamentary committee which now wants the government to do more to end the war in Yemen.

    It says the justification for supplying weapons to the Saudi-Emirati-led coalition is flawed.

    For the moment, the United Kingdom is not yet ready to change policy.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from London.


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