U.S. arms sales conditions to Bahrain

U.S. arms sales conditions to Bahrain

Manama : Bahrain | Oct 18, 2011 at 10:31 PM PDT
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House Session 2011-06-24 (12:15:30-13:17:58)

The State Department said the United States before proceeding with the proposed sale of weapons to Bahrain for U.S. $ 53 million, consider the results of an investigation into alleged human rights violations in that country.

The inquiry, initiated by the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, should produce a report this month.

The State Department indicated that it shared the concerns of Congress about the treatment of civil rights activists in Bahrain.

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US Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) expressed concern over a US arms sale to Bahrain in a letter to the Secretary of State
US Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) expressed concern over a US arms sale to Bahrain in a letter to the Secretary of State
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