SA selling weapons to ‘problematic’ countries

By Andy Rice 30 June 2010

The Ceasefire Campaign said on Tuesday that South Africa has been selling arms to "problematic" countries, and has benefited to the tune of R13.2 billion over the last decade. Of South Africa's top 10 arms purchasers, half do not meet the criteria of the National Conventional Arms Control Act. These are India, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Colombia and Saudi Arabia. Read more: News24

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