Parliamentary Panel Seeks To Allow Reexports Of Swiss Weaponry To Ukraine

Parliamentary Panel Seeks To Allow Reexports Of Swiss Weaponry To Ukraine

A parliamentary panel in Switzerland has recommended waiving a law that bars countries from reexporting Swiss armored vehicles, weapons, and other war materiel to Ukraine for its defense against Russia, insisting that the move would not violate the country's much-vaunted neutrality. Adherence to the concept of neutrality is enshrined in the Swiss Constitution. The National Council committee's January 24 vote amounts to only a small first step, and it remains far from certain whether the government would authorize such a …