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January 31, 1989 | MELISSA HEALY, Times Staff Writer
American investigators, in a crackdown on U.S. exporters who supply chemical weapons components to Third World countries, on Monday charged a New Jersey man and a Dutch businessman with seven criminal counts each for allegedly selling thiodiglycol, a major ingredient of mustard gas, to Iran and Iraq. U.S. Atty. Breckinridge L. Willcox also announced that Alcolac International Inc., a Baltimore manufacturer of the chemical, will plead guilty to violating a U.S.
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December 24, 2005 | From Reuters
A Dutch businessman was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday after being convicted of complicity in war crimes for selling chemicals to Iraq that it used to carry out gas attacks. Frans van Anraat was acquitted of genocide charges in the case. The court said Van Anraat, 63, supplied the raw materials knowing Iraq would use them to make poison gas in its 1980-1988 war with Iran.
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December 24, 2005 | From Reuters
A Dutch businessman was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday after being convicted of complicity in war crimes for selling chemicals to Iraq that it used to carry out gas attacks. Frans van Anraat was acquitted of genocide charges in the case. The court said Van Anraat, 63, supplied the raw materials knowing Iraq would use them to make poison gas in its 1980-1988 war with Iran.
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January 31, 1989 | MELISSA HEALY, Times Staff Writer
American investigators, in a crackdown on U.S. exporters who supply chemical weapons components to Third World countries, on Monday charged a New Jersey man and a Dutch businessman with seven criminal counts each for allegedly selling thiodiglycol, a major ingredient of mustard gas, to Iran and Iraq. U.S. Atty. Breckinridge L. Willcox also announced that Alcolac International Inc., a Baltimore manufacturer of the chemical, will plead guilty to violating a U.S.
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