EU countries undermine peaceful rhetoric with arms sales to Asia

Sputnik News, 6 September 2016 - The EU's claim that it is a peaceful organization is undermined by the efforts of its arms dealers, who regularly do business in Asia, Asia Times reported on Friday. [...]
 
On Monday, Laetitia Sedou of the European Network Against Arms Trade sought to persuade the EU leaders that cutting support for the European arms industry might be a good way to foster more public support for the faltering EU project. [...]
In July a joint report by the European NGO Stop Wapenhandel and the Transnational Institute (TNI) called "Border Wars: The Arms Dealers Profiting from Europe's Refugee Tragedy," revealed the profits made by Europe's arms and security industry as a result of the recent instability in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as the migrant crisis which began last year. [...]