Attack on arms sale to Sri Lanka


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[BBC]

An arms trade campaigning group has criticised the sale of 10,000 military missiles by Slovakia to Sri Lanka. The three-metre missiles are designed to be dispatched from multiple rocket launchers. Simon Hill, from the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), said the sale was “exactly what Sri Lanka doesn’t need at the moment”. Sri Lanka has been engaged in civil war for 25 years, and the CAAT fears the weapons may be used against civilians.

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