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Typical U.S. Gov’t Defiance on Supplying Saudi Cluster Bombs – PressTV

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The United States is defiantly defending supplies of cluster munitions to Saudi Arabia, which has used the controversial weapon in Yemen, drawing condemnation from campaigners and rights groups.A Pentagon official told AFP on Sunday that the recipients of US cluster munitions commit that the weapons will only be used against “clearly defined military targets”.Earlier in the day, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Saudi forces used US-supplied cluster bombs against against civilians in Yemen.The rights group said it had evidence that the cluster munitions, which are prohibited by a 2008 treaty adopted by more than 100 countries, were used at least twice in Saada province in Yemen’s northern mountains in recent weeks.

via PressTV-US defiant on Saudi cluster bombs.

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Written by voiceoftruthusa

May 4, 2015 at 12:24 am

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