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Algeria, Egypt, the UAE, Morocco and Pakistan allegedly bought weapons from Israel

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According to a report by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (British government agency which oversees all arms and security equipment exports), relayed by Haaretz, the United Kingdom allegedly gave Israel the green light to sell military electronic components to five Muslim states.

These components were used by Israel to manufacture defense electronics equipment, including cockpit displays and radars. The export of this material by Tel Aviv was subject to prior approval by the British Crown.

According to the report, which covers the five-year period from January 2008 to December 2012, permission was given to Israel to sell to Algeria, Egypt, the UAE, Morocco and Pakistan.

Pakistan has denied Haaretz’s allegations, while Israel has denied having sold arms to Pakistan (so as to preserve India as a client).


- «Israel selling military wares to Mideast countries, Britain says», by Aluf Benn, 11 June 2013;
- «Pakistan denies receiving military equipment from Israel», by Aluf Benn and Haaretz, 11 June 2013;
- «Following Haaretz report, Israel denies selling arms to Pakistan», by Aluf Benn and Gili Cohen, 12 June 2013.

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