Spain says it has cancelled the sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears that the weapons could be used in Yemen war.


Spain says it has cancelled the sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears that the weapons could be used in Yemen war.

The deal was originally signed in 2015, but the Spanish government plans to return the 9.2 million euros ($10.6 million) already paid by the Saudis, Cadena SER radio reported on Tuesday.
A Defense Ministry spokeswoman who was not authorized to be identified by media confirmed the report, but declined to elaborate. According to New York Times.

This comes as over 50 children were killed during a recent airstrike by Saudi led coalition on a bus in Yemen.
The United Nations condemned the attack and described it as a war crime.
The Saudi embassy in Madrid did not immediately comment on the issue.


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