MPs slam Tories for ‘pretending to be an honest broker’ in Yemen

MINISTERS praising Britain’s aid contributions to Yemen were accused of “shameful duplicity” today as MPs called out the government’s “central role” in the conflict. 

In a Commons debate on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, MPs criticised the Tory government for “pretending to be an honest broker” in the crisis, while licensing billions of pounds worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia.

More than 100,000 people have been killed in the five-year civil war between...
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2020-09-24 20:50
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