defensive arms

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We marked the continued sale of important defensive arms to Taiwan, showcasing our commitment towards our own defense, and the security of the Asia Pacific region as a whole.
"After that much of experience, and the destructive war imposed on Iran by (the former Iraqi regime of) Saddam under support of the West and the East, we will not let other parties to deprive us of the most preliminary defensive arms required (for our security)," he said.
The tests for the exam were the following ones: 1) Kihon, regarding the techniques of offensive arms with displacement, techniques of defensive arms with displacement and techniques of kiks with displacement; 2) Ippon Kumite with partner (for kids under 8 years old); 3) Sambon Kumite with partner and 4) Kata test.
The US National Security Council is reported to be on the verge of recommending the export of $47 million worth of defensive arms to Ukraine.
He also investigates the connection between two rights guaranteed by the US Constitution: the free exercise of religion (First Amendment) and the right to keep and bear arms (Second Amendment), and argues that in the history of the West, a leading justification for possessing defensive arms has been to protect the exercise of religion.
Under Clinton, this discretion could translate into establishing one or more safe areas in Syria, providing more defensive arms to Ukraine, and taking a tougher line toward North Korea as it continues its nuclear and missile buildup.
Among other things, the Republican platform specifically mentions China's "preposterous claim to the entire South China Sea," "the timely sale of defensive arms" to Taiwan and "cultural genocide" in Tibet and Xinjiang.
At the conference, sharp splits emerged between Germany and prominent American politicians like Senator John McCain over the wisdom of supplying defensive arms to Ukraine.
could for the first time send anti-tank weapons and other defensive arms to Ukraine.
Earlier, US President Barack Obama said he had not ruled out supplying lethal defensive arms to Ukraine if diplomacy failed to end the crisis.
John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, insisted in Munich that "we must provide defensive arms to Ukraine."
officials who now favour providing defensive arms and equipment to Ukraine's military, which is struggling to hold back the rebels in eastern Ukraine.