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Ulster Loyalists and South African arms trade

Ulster Loyalists and South African arms trade
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
24 Apr 1989
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Elena Curti reports on a possible arms trade between South Africa and Ulster loyalists. Foreign Secretary, Sir Geoffrey Howe addresses the House of Commons on the subject. Labour’s foreign affairs spokesman, Gerald Kaufman talks about how Margaret Thatcher’s message in South Africa is not working and how Britain should talk to other European governments in order to ban South African ambassadors who could be involved. Former Home Secretary, Merlyn Rees talks about how arms sales to Ulster loyalists need to be stopped.
Merlyn Rees; Geoffrey Howe; Gerald Kaufman; Elena Curti
Northern Ireland; Terrorism; South Africa; UK; International relations; Europe; Arms trade

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