US suspends arms sales to the UAE & Saudi Arabia

It has been reported that the Biden administration has suspended arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which include precision-guided munitions, and to the UAE of 50 F-35 fighter jets. The Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will review the deals made under the Trump Administration. At his confirmation hearing last week (19 January 2021), Mr Blinken said that President Biden “has made …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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