Australia’s defence minister Richard Marles introduced an amendment to parliament that seeks to introduce a 20-year prison term for providing military training to a foreign military.
Australia plans to introduce tough new penalties for any resident involved in training a foreign military not closely allied to that country.
But the South African company the law seems to target says it will not be affected.
Australia’s defence minister Richard Marles on Thursday introduced an amendment to Australia’s parliament that seeks to introduce a penalty of 20 years in prison for providing military training or tactics to a foreign military or government body, including hybrid civilian and military organisations, or state-owned companies, without authorisation.
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