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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Britain's Exchequer Obviously Needs Filling...



EU Arms EmbargoOn the eve of the very event that caused the European Union (EU) to slap a ban on arm sales to China it would appear that Britain, of all countries, is poised ready to support the likes of France and Germany in pushing for the embargo to be lifted.

Such is the report in China Daily via the London's The Times

Obviously the lure of massive trade deals is all too much for the home of modern democracy.

In the words of a famous Britain "If this is a blessing it is very well disguised" - Winston Churchill

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