Letter from the Foreign and Commonwealth
Office to the Clerk of the Foreign Affairs Committee
Thank you for your letter of 27 November to
Sue Hodgetts about the Secretary of State's evidence to the Foreign
Affairs Committee on the export of military equipment to Israel.
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I should also be grateful if you could bring
to the attention of the Committee the attached letter of assurance
from the Israeli Ministry of Defence, that neither equipment nor
components licensed for export from the UK are used in the Occupied
9 January 2001
To: Whom It May Concern
USE OF UK-ORIGINATED EQUIPMENT DURING MILITARY
ACTIVITY IN THE TERRITORIES
1. We were requested to check whether the
IDF makes use of UK-originated equipment as part of the equipment
employed in the Territories.
2. I can hereby certify that no UK-originated
equipment nor any U.K.-originated systems/sub-systems/components
are used as part of the IDF's activities in the Territories.
29 November 2000
Deputy Director General,
Foreign Affairs, Arms Control
and Regional Security