HC Deb 15 May 1997 vol 294 c2W
Mr. Dennis Turner

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what exceptions Her Majesty's Government have permitted to the embargo on the sale of arms to Argentina for the supply of equipment to Argentine UN peacekeeping forces. [567]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

The Government have agreed exceptionally to allow the limited supply of nine anti-riot vehicles for use by the Argentine contingent of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. The Argentine Army have given assurances that the vehicles will not be used for other purposes. This is an exception to, but not a change of, policy on the supply of military-related equipment to Argentina.