EU arms exports: Member States' compliance with the common rules

20-01-2013

The European Union (EU) is the only regional organisation to have set up a legally binding arrangement on conventional arms exports. Nevertheless, concerns have been raised about differing national interpretations and applications of the common position, as EU Member States remain responsible for its implementation .

The European Union (EU) is the only regional organisation to have set up a legally binding arrangement on conventional arms exports. Nevertheless, concerns have been raised about differing national interpretations and applications of the common position, as EU Member States remain responsible for its implementation .