How is the weapons trade regulated?

The government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is accused of failing to follow proper procedures.

Opposition parties are demanding answers about a $79m weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, which is now on hold.

The opposition New Democracy party accuses Defence Minister Panos Kammenos of illegally employing a private broker to negotiate the Saudi agreement.

On Inside Story, an in-depth discussion on the rules and procedures governing the global arms trade.

Presenter: Laura Kyle


Gabriel Sakellaridis – Director of Amnesty International in Greece

Andrew Smith – Spokesman, Campaign Against Arms Trade

Pieter Wezeman – Arms and Military Expenditure Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Source: Al Jazeera News