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arms restrictions

Business Secretary Rt Hon Vince Cable has told theáHouse of Commons of a change of policy on the licensing of exports of, andátrade by British persons (trafficking and brokering) in, controlledágoods and technology to military end users in Argentina. Previousápolicy dating from 1998 required the refusal of licences foráexports and trade which would enhance Argentine militaryácapabilities but to permit licences for goods which maintainedáexisting capability. In practice this has meant the authorisationáof the export and trade of components for maintenance purposes.

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