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Killing Saudi arms export deal would ‘devastate’ London region, says Tory MP Vecchio

By Neil Moss      

As the Liberals navigate the controversial contract to export light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, fuelling talk of job losses in London, Ont., is ‘foolish’ in an election year, says a former Tory MP.

General Dynamics Land Systems' sale of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia is under threat, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated his government is trying to find a way out of the multi-billion-dollar deal. The Hill Times file photograph

The fallout for the southwestern Ontario epicentre of a controversial arms export deal with Saudi Arabia could be devastating if the contract is cancelled, with the wrong people paying the price, say opposition MPs.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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