The British government said Tuesday that if fighting resumes in the Gaza Strip in any significant way, it will impose a partial arms embargo on Israel.

The embargo will cover export licenses for 12 components used by the Israel Defense Forces in Gaza, including spare parts for fighter jets, drones, tanks and radars. It will not apply to any components of the Iron Dome antimissile system.

The statement issued by Britain’s Department of Business, Innovation and Skills detailed the conclusions of its recent review of defense exports to Israel. It decided on the review last week due to the war in Gaza. […]