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Norway to suspend defence gear exports to Saudi Arabia

AP  |  Copenhagen 

Norway's says the country will suspend issuing new licenses to export to

told Norwegian agency on Friday that the move was temporary until "a comprehensive assessment of recent developments in and the region and the unsettling situation in Yemen" is completed.

said exports of so-called B-material in 2017 to was worth 41 million kroner (USD 4.9 billion), a massive increase from 2016 when it was 23,000 kroner (USD 2,750).

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 22:00 IST