Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo

PARIS/LE HAVRE (Reuters) – A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country’s Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain, according to ship tracking data, a local official and a lawyer.

Two French human rights groups on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto the ship through a legal filing, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty.

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Source: reuters.com

Port of Le Havre, via Wikipedia.

Port of Le Havre, via Wikipedia.

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