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UK, France should join German Saudi arms embargo

Expand People are seen near a bus destroyed by an airstrike that killed dozens of children, in a photograph taken on August 12, 2018 in Saada, Yemen. © 2018 Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images Germany's decision last month to extend its arms embargo on Saudi Arabia by six months was an important step. The suspense was high, so strong was the combined pressure from France and the United Kingdom for Germany to end its embargo. The issue also divided Germany's governing coalition. But in the end, Germany chose to uphold EU regulations and help spare embattled Yemeni civilians. The warring parties in…

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