On 12 April, Rferl reported that Canada has halted some military exports to Turkey after a probe confirmed Canadian drone technology was used by Azerbaijan in last year’s fighting with Armenia over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region.  It had suspended military export permits to Turkey last October pending an investigation.  This found credible evidence that Canadian technology exported to Turkey was used in Nagorno-Karabakh.  The export ban includes camera components used in Turkish drones.  Canada had previously suspended export licenses during a Turkish military incursion into Syria against Kurdish forces in 2019. Those restrictions were then eased, but reinstated during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.–armenia-war/31200182.html

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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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