Italy blocks missile sale to Saudi Arabia & Emirates

 Italy just blocked the $485 million sale of some 20,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Reuters reports today from Rome. 
What’s going on? The deal was reached “in 2016 under a centre-left government led by Matteo Renzi,” but Renzi “triggered a government collapse in Rome this week by pulling his Italia Viva party from the coalition.”
“This is an act that we considered necessary, a clear message of peace coming from our country,” Italy’s Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said. “For us, the respect of human rights is an unbreakable commitment.” A bit more here

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Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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