posted on Jul, 9 2004 @ 03:19 PM
During the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, European companies supplied former President Saddam Hussein with precursors of chemical weapons, according to Ali
Shams Ardekani, who headed the Geneva-based UN Conference on Disarmament in 1988.
"German and other European companies gave him (Saddam) precursor (agents), which he only had to mix together to make chemical weapons," Ardekani
said from Tehran.
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