Three groups blasted the British government for selling weapons components to Israel. Amnesty International, Oxfam and the arms-control charity IANSA said Britain should tighten export controls to forbid the sale of parts to “known human-rights abusers,” lumping Israel together with such nations as Zimbabwe, Colombia and Indonesia. Israel complained vigorously to London last year over what it called an unofficial arms embargo that threatened to ground part of its air force.
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