#Algeria: Must go hand in hand with PAROS discussions
Need transparency and more ambitious confidence building measures. Particular responsibility of states with advanced capabilities to prevent PAROS.
#Algeria: Promote full access to technology through cooperation and tech assistance and capacity building in developing countries
Need to strengthen legal regime in outer space for a common future.
Sep 13 • 16 tweets • 7 min read
Exchange of views on current and future threats to space, Session 2, Day 2 #SpaceThreatsOEWG.
Canada's Annual Report on Military Exports 2020 released: bit.ly/3uLC9GU
2020: 3rd highest-ever year for Cdn non-US arms exports
Total (non-US) exports: $1.966B, ⬇️ 47.6% over 2019
Saudi: $1.311B, ⬇️ 54.2% / 2019
UK: $122M ⬆️ 5.6% / 2019
Turkey: $48M ⬇️ 68.2% / 2019
Saudi exports down by half, yet representing 67% of Canada's *total* non-US arms exports. 93.9% of this value was for the export of (GDLS-C) LAVs. Second-largest category of exports is for turrets mounted on LAVs, incl. large-caliber and heavy machine gun turrets, at $61M