Suspension of arms


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(Mil.) a short truce or cessation of operations agreed on by the commanders of contending armies, as for burying the dead, making proposal for surrender or for peace, etc.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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She then praised travel bans against 16 Saudi nationals and their immediate families linked to MbS plus suspension of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its coalition allies as a result of their atrocious actions in Yemen, arguing that these measures are a positive start, but not sufficient to deter further human rights violations.
They are demanding an immediate suspension of arms sales to all warring parties, an end to blockades preventing the distribution of food, fuel and humanitarian aid and the application of full diplomatic pressure to end the war.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suspension of arms sales to Saudi Arabia is a good start, even if it was driven largely by her desire to shore up support for her Christian Democratic Union ahead of regional elections in Hesse; so, too, is the current pushback from Washington against a business-as-usual approach to Saudi Arabia.
In its statement, Oxfam called on the United Kingdom, the United States and European Union countries of suspension of arms sales to Saudis because they kills Yemeni' people.
As Labour called for a suspension of arms sales to Israel, Middle East minister Alistair Burt said we had "no information" to suggest our arms were used against protesters.
As Labour called for a suspension of arms sales to Israel, Middle East minister Alistair Burt said they had "no information" to suggest UK arms were used against protesters.
Separately, State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry out rightly rejected the recommendations of the senate Standing Committee of Interior by saying that the government had no plans at all to suspend the notification regarding suspension of arms licences of automatic weapons.
The suspension of arms licenses and the subsequent cancellation of licenses of automatic and prohibited bores is a very commendable decision.
Meanwhile, the Sunday Mail was praised after two Westminster committees called for a suspension of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Amnesty said this flouted an EU-wide suspension of arms transfers to Egypt imposed after hundreds of protesters were killed in what it called a "show of grossly excessive force" in August 2013.
Let's go back to the suspension of arms to the government of Bahrain last year.