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Airbus responded

Author: Julie Kitcher, Airbus, Published on: 25 July 2018

... Airbus offers a wide portfolio of satellite capabilities and services to governments and institutions... These include Egypt's Nilesat and Algeria's ALSAT 2A, which has spent more than five years in orbit. Airbus works together with states, international organizations and customers to create better defence solutions for a safer and more prosperous world. Its products and technologies help protect freedom and democratic values by enabling governments to guarantee their sovereignty and combat changing terrorism threats and cybercrime. Airbus will always conduct business ethically, based on Airbus values and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. As part of this commitment, Airbus supports the principles of the UN Global Compact and IFBEC's Global Principles of Business Ethics... Complying with export laws and regulations is central or the Airbus culture. Airbus commits itself to respect and follow all export/import compliance laws affecting its technologies and products. The Airbus Export Compliance organization oversees compliance across the group... The Airbus Export Compliance organization closely monitors export/import compliance rules and regulations, which are often changed by governments and supranational organisations to reflect security pressures and ensures all required authorizations are obtained. Furthermore, the more sensitive cases (e.g. projects involved countries subject to restrictive measures) are reviewed on a case by case basis...

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This is a response from the following companies: Airbus