UK and EU: UK and EU Arms Used in East Timor as Review of Arms Exports Code Begins in Secret

As hundreds of East Timorese lie dead or wounded and over a hundred thousand flee, stories of European weapons - such as British-made Hawk jets - being used highlight the need to make the fledgling EU Code of Conduct on Arms Exports effective. The East Timor crisis should concentrate the minds of EU officials meeting in Brussels on Tuesday (21st September) as they carry out their first-ever review of the EU Code.

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