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French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: Minister

French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: Minister
Thursday 18
10:30 2019

French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France's armed forces minister Florence Parly said on Thursday. Leaked intelligence published by investigative website Disclose showed this week that French arms, including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, were being used in the Yemeni war against civilians. "To my knowledge, French weapons are not being used in any offensive in the war in Yemen. I do not have any evidence that would lead me to believe that French arms are behind the origins of civilian victims in Yemen," Parly told Radio ...

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Summary: Denial comes after investigative website published leaked intelligence report showing French arms being used in Yemen.

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