EU arms exports shot up in year before peace prize win

Morning Star, 11 January 2013 - Campaigners revealed today that countries in the Nobel peace prize-winning European Union increased arms sales by nearly a fifth in 2011.

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Dutch campaigner Wendela de Vries said: "Given that the EU has now joined the ranks of the Nobel peace laureates, we call for action to close the gap between the EU's peace rhetoric and its profiteering from war preparations."

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