EU weapons sent to Saudis despite criticism over Yemeni conflict

Germany has reportedly approved new arms exports to Saudi Arabia worth almost 300-million dollars. The move comes despite strong criticism of the Saudis for their participation in the Yemeni conflict, which has resulted in thousands of civilian casualties.

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