NATO ally Belgium’s green party coalition uses Brexit rules to BLOCK export of critical nuclear arms technology to Britain
- Export blocked due to ‘opposition to nuclear weapons and the arms industry’
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NATO allies the UK and Belgium are at loggerheads as Belgium’s green party coalition is using Brexit rules to block the export of critical nuclear arms technology to the UK.
The technology at the centre of the row plays a vital role in the maintenance of the UK’s nuclear deterrent, with Belgium insisting the UK needs an ‘export licence’ to obtain it post-Brexit.
However, though both nations are NATO allies, Belgium’s…