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EU Suspends Arms Sales To Egypt Over Crackdown

EU Suspends Arms Sales To Egypt Over Crackdown

BBC NEWS EUROPE
21 August 2013 Last updated at 11:14 ET

EU member states have agreed to suspend export licences for any equipment that could be used for repression in Egypt, but humanitarian aid will continue.

The decision was announced by EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton after emergency talks in Brussels.

She said EU governments "feel very strongly that they want to continue to support vulnerable people in Egypt".

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23782685



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