EU/Armaments

European Diplomacy and Defense no.465, 22 November 2011 - On Friday 18 November, the Political and Security Committee (PSC) endorsed the 13th report on the control of exports of military technology.

[...] It should be noted that an NGO working for greater control of arms exports, "Campagne tegen Wapenhandel", recently published a report underlining the considerable size of arms exports from European countries to North Africa (including Gaddafi's Libya) and the Middle east (€5 billion worth to saudi Arabia alone in 2009), and calls for the EU code of conduct on arms exports to be strengthened. [...]