How is the global weapons trade regulated? - Inside Story

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The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is accused of failing to follow proper procedures.
MPs are demanding answers about a 79 million dollar weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, that's now on hold.
The opposition New Democracy party accuse Defence Minister Panos Kammenos of illegally employing a private broker to negotiate the Saudi agreement.
Greek law stipulates that civil servants handle the terms of contracts, not government ministers.
On Inside Story, an in-depth discussion on the rules and procedures governing the global arms trade

Presenter: Laura Kyle

Guests:
Gabriel Sakellaridis - Director of Amnesty International in Greece
Andrew Smith - Spokesman, Campaign Against Arms Trade
Pieter Wezeman - Arms & Military Expenditure Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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