7 Aug 2014

Coalition row: should UK stop exporting arms to Israel?

Here in the UK, a bitter row is going on within the coalition over calls for an arms embargo against Israel – and this isn’t just the standard coalition spat.

Channel 4 News has learned that the Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has sat on a proposal for the suspension of arms export licences – proposed by a fellow Conservative minister – for the last two weeks, to the increasing exasperation of many in government. I’ve been finding out what’s going on.

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