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UK companies sent poison gas chemicals to Syrian commercial firms for 6 years-UK Daily Mail

September 8, 2013

9/7/13, Britain sent poison gas chemicals to Assad: Proof that the UK delivered Sarin agent to Syrian regime for SIX years, UK Daily Mail, Mark Nicol

British companies delivered sodium flouride to Syrian firm from 2004-2010

The chemical is a key component in manufacture of nerve gas

Sale has been blasted as ‘grossly irresponsible’ in light of chemical attacks

Intelligence expert says substance will have been diverted to regime”

Last night a senior scientist condemned the sale, as Syria is one of just five countries to have refused to sign protocols against the use  of chemical weapons.

The other nations not to have signed up to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) accords are North Korea, South Sudan, Egypt and Angola….

Last night a BIS (Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills) spokesman said: ‘The five licences were granted to two UK exporters. We cannot publish their names for reasons of commercial confidentiality. The end users were two Syrian commercial companies.”...


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