REPORT RAISES DJIBOUTI ARMS TRADE CONCERNS

Port Technology on 5th September reported that a report has found that Djibouti could be a potential processing centre for the illegal weapons industry and an increasingly important hub for armed groups in Africa and the Middle East.  The report suggested that Djibouti’s position on some of the World’s busiest shipping lanes has made it a convenient transit location for the flow of arms to and from war zones, in particular Yemen and Somalia.  The proliferation of weapons in Djibouti is also raising concerns over armed criminal activity and rising risk of terrorist attacks in a location frequented by foreign military personnel.

https://www.porttechnology.org/news/ex_africa_report_raises_djibouti_arms_trade_concern

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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