"Our call to the Government is clear: Britain's reputation on the global stage demands that you stop being an arms broker and start being a peace broker."She added that this was most apparent in the case of £3.6 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia for its bombing campaign in Yemen.
"On the one hand it fuels a war with massive arms sales while it sends aid to help the people it is harming," she said.
"Our call to the Government is clear: Britain's reputMeanwhile Jeremy Corbyn also called for the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia amid concerns they are fuelling the bloody civil war in Yemen.
The Labour leader said Britain was exporting "far too many" arms to countries which abused human rights and that the time had come to "do something about it".
Mr Corbyn told BBC Radio 4's The World at One: "We are selling arms to Saudi Arabia.
"Those arms are being dropped on Yemen. At the same time, we are sending aid in from the Department for International Development.
A spokesman for the Department of International Trade said: "The UK government takes its defence export responsibilities very seriously and already operates one of the most robust export control regimes in the world."We should not be doing both. We should be sending aid in and ensuring there is a political process to bring about a ceasefire and bring about a longer-term political settlement."
"We rigorously examine every application on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National arms export licensing Criteria.
"The Government undertakes a stringent process of scrutiny and approval before issuing any invitations to foreign governments to attend a major UK defence exhibition like DSEI.
"Respect for human rights is a mandatory consideration in the process and a country would not be invited where that would contradict the UK's international obligations."ation on the global stage demands that you stop being an arms broker and start being a peace broker."
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