Government puts arms exports to Pakistan on hold




 
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November 18th, 2007  
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Government puts arms exports to Pakistan on hold


The Swiss government has decided to suspend temporarily export licences for anti-air defence systems destined for Pakistan.

A cabinet statement on Wednesday said the move was being made because of the current political situation in the country.

In September a group on the political left, judging the law on exports was not restrictive enough, handed in a people's initiative calling for a total ban.



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