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Export licences for potassium fluoride and sodium fluoride were granted months after the bloody civil war in the Middle East began.
“Approving the sale of chemicals which can be converted into lethal weapons during a civil war is a very serious issue.
Some details emerged in July of the UK’s sale of the chemicals to Syria but the crucial dates of the exports were withheld.
The Government have refused to identify the licence holders or say whether the licences were issued to one or two companies.
Originally posted by miniatus
Not trying to rehash old stuff.. just saying that weapons sales don't surprise me.. it also won't surprise me when us govt. contractors like haliburton get brought in to clean it up after the fact =)
The UK government has rejected newspaper claims chemicals exported from Britain after the uprising in Syria began could have been used in the production of agents such as sarin gas.