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Latest update : 2012-06-15

Business as usual for arms dealers - despite Syrian civil war

Activists against the Syrian regime have been holding a demonstration in Paris. Blood-stained soft toys have gone on display to represent the children that are being killed in Syria's civil war. The protest has been timed to coincide with a weaponry trade show that's held in the French capital every two years. There, our reporter saw a French company sign a deal to supply Russian tanks with equipment - this as Russia stands accused of selling tanks and other weaponry to Bashar al-Assad's army.

By Willy BRACCIANO , Kate WILLIAMS

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