The French Minister of Armies and her colleague in charge of Foreign Affairs will have to explain the “offensive” use of French weapons against Yemeni civilians. The Minister of Armies, Florence Parly, was summoned by the Senate to explain the French weapons used in the war in Yemen.
According to the Russian news agency Sputnik, after the revelation of a secret report on the “offensive” involvement of French weapons used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, the French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, is called to the Senate.
According to the Public Senate channel, the foreign minister will also have to be questioned. They had always affirmed the opposite, adds the source.
“After revelations by the investigative media Disclose on the use of French weapons in the war in Yemen, the Minister of Armies, Florence Parly, will soon be heard by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense at about the sale of arms from France, “says the site of the parliamentary television channel Public Sénat.
The chairman of Senate Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee LR Christian Cambon announced on publicsenat.fr that “we will hear the Minister of the Armed Forces especially on the subject of arms sales. This will be done from the start of the parliamentary session.
And to add: “After, the Senate will draw the consequences, under the authority of the President of the Senate, for better control by Parliament. Overall, the Speaker of the Senate has always been open for more transparency on government action. ”
Disclose, a new French investigative media, in partnership with France Info, Mediapart, The Intercept, Konbini and Arte, recently revealed the involvement of many French-made weapons used by Saudi Arabia’s coalition in the war in Yemen adds Sputnik.
Based on a report classified “defense confidential” of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DRM), this information totally contradict the official French statements on the “defensive” use of French-made weapons, recently issued by the French authorities, including Defense Minister Florence Parly and Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.Source: iuvmpress