German government will ban small arms exports to non-EU, NATO countries: report


BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government will ban exports of German-produced small arms to countries outside NATO and the European Union, the Funke group of newspapers cited government sources as saying.

It said the new guidelines for arms exports were due to be approved by the German cabinet on Monday.

The German government had no immediate comment when contacted by Reuters.

Reporting by Tassilo Hummel and Andreas Rinke; Writing by Michelle Martin, editing by Thomas Escritt

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