Saudi Arabia stop using cluster munitions

Saudi Arabia stop using cluster munitions

World December 19, 2016 19:09

LONDON - Saudi Arabia in Yemen actually used cluster munitions delivered by Britain, but it is currently stopped. That said, the British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Monday.

Fallon said the last British deliveries of dating before 1989. He also said that Saudi Arabia in 2008, signed a convention against the use of cluster munitions. In Yemen by Saudi Arabia-led coalition is using a 'limited number' of cluster bombs against by the government in Riyadh 'legitimate military target', said the Minister.

Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and other groups have called on Britain no weapons to deliver more in Saudi Arabia. According to human rights organizations is a serious danger that the coalition used such weapons in attacks on schools, markets, homes and hospitals.

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