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    UN expert criticises China, Russia for alleged arms sales to Myanmar

    World | February 22, 2022 17:42 IST

    Tom Andrews, a special rapporteur working with the UN human rights office, called on the UN Security Council, where China and Russia are permanent members, to hold an emergency meeting to discuss a possible ban on sales of arms used by Myanmar's military against civilians.

  • Arms sales of top Indian defence firms drop by 6.9 per

    Arms sales of top Indian defence firms drop by 6.9 per cent: SIPRI report

    India | December 10, 2019 12:12 IST

    Sales of arms and military services by the sector's largest 100 companies (excluding those in China) totalled USD 420 billion in 2018, marking an increase of 4.6 per cent compared with the previous year, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday.

  • Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

    China urges US to ‘immediately withdraw’ arms sales to Taiwan

    World | July 09, 2019 17:03 IST

     Earlier, US President Donald Trump's administration's approved of the sale of 108 Abrams tanks, 250 Stinger missiles and related equipment. However, the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said that the sale would not alter the basic military balance in the region and that it has notified Congress of the move.

  • us announces 1.8 billion arms sale to taiwan

    US announces $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan

    World | December 17, 2015 17:29 IST

    Washington: The Obama administration announced on Wednesday a $1.83 billion arms sale to Taiwan, the first offered by the US to the self-governing island in four years.China regards Taiwan as part of its territory and

  • us eyes billions of dollars of arms sales to india

    US eyes 'billions of dollars' of arms sales to India

    World | April 19, 2013 14:40 IST

    Washington, Apr 19: As the US enhances its security partnership with India as part of Asia rebalance, American companies could see "billions of dollars" in additional weapons sales to New Delhi, according to a senior