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Government’s Response to Pre-action Protocol

Appears in case: First Administrative Challenge against the Secretary of State for International Trade


United Kingdom


Armed Conflict in Yemen

Recipient State

Saudi Arabia

Document Type

Pre-Court Documents

The government response to the pre-action protocol letter sent by the claimants. It provides information on how it investigates, monitors and responds to allegations of breaches of IHL by the Saudi-led Coalition. It states that it considers that the granting of licences to Saudi Arabia throughout the period of conflict have been compliant with the Criteria and the conditions that would trigger the suspension of extant licences and the suspension of licensing have not been met. It provides further information on how it conducts licensing assessments and contests the arguments of the claimants.