Six countries invited to arms fair are on Foreign Office human rights list

Department for International Trade sent invitations even though nations are of ‘particular concern’

Six nations listed by the Foreign Office as “human rights priority countries” have been invited by the British government to send delegations to Europe’s biggest arms fair, beginning in London’s Docklands on Tuesday.

, Six countries invited to arms fair are on Foreign Office human rights list, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Among those invited is Saudi Arabia, to which the UK has allowed the export of £20bn of arms that could be used in the war in Yemen, a bloody seven-year conflict that the UN says has caused the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.

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