The Canadian Press

2015-11-02 | Ukraine Cdas Weapons

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Two human-rights groups have teamed up to oppose a plan by the outgoing Conservative government to allow the sale of so-called prohibited weapons to Ukraine, including automatic assault rifles and armoured vehicles.

Date: 2015-11-02
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 35 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Amnesty International in Project plowshares have written to the Department of Foreign Affairs expressing concern about the consequences of adding Ukraine to a list of countries which Canada can sell automatic weapons to the department has been in the process of Consulting on the proposal since it was introduced last summer the move was seen at the time as opening the door for Canada to expand support for Ukraine which to this point has only received non-lethal defensive equipment in his conflict with Russian back Rebels with amnesty and project plowshares say exploding weapons should be delayed until the human right situation improves Marie Brewster the Canadian press Ottawa >>