The UK has reportedly suspended the granting of arms export licenses for Turkey in relation to weapons that could potentially be used for military operations in Syria. The suspension follows British ministers ordering a full review into Turkish arms licenses. Liz Truss, the UK’s International Trade Secretary, commented that the International Trade Department “will take into account any developments in the operations in Syria as part of our rigorous licensing process.” It has been reported that the UK has supplied approximately £1.1 billion of arms to Turkey since 2014.

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