Israel exporting arms to Pakistan

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Islamabad: While Pakistan has never recognised Israel as a sovereign country, it has been importing military equipment from them, a media report on Tuesday said.
Along with Pakistan, Isarel has exported military equipment over the past five years to Arab countries with which it has no diplomatic relations.
The report released by Britain’s department for business, innovation and skills, which deals with UK government permits for arms and security equipment exports, said besides Pakistan, Israel has exported military equipment to Egypt, Algeria, the UAE and Morocco.
The report says that in 2011, Israel sought to purchase British components to export radar systems to Pakistan, as well as electronic warfare systems, Head-up Cockpit Displays (HUD), parts for fighter jets and aircraft engines, optic target acquisition systems, components of training aircraft and military electronic systems.
In 2010, Israel applied for permits to export electronic warfare systems and HUDs with British components to Pakistan, the Haaretz newspaper quoted the report as saying.
The report did not mention what the components would be used for though experts said they believed most of them were meant for use in the JF-17 Thunder jets developed jointly by Pakistan and China.

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