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January 12, 1989 | From Reuters
The Bonn government has secured evidence that West German firms helped Libya build an alleged chemical weapons plant, government sources said Wednesday. "As of yesterday, we are in possession of evidence which shows that the American allegations are not groundless," one source told Reuters news agency. Secretary of State George P. Shultz gave Chancellor Helmut Kohl a list in November of West German firms that Washington says helped Libya build the plant at Rabta, near Tripoli.
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January 19, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
Chancellor Helmut Kohl's policies in the matter of the Libyan chemical plant have deceived the West German public and severely damaged relations between West Germany and the United States, an opposition political leader charged Wednesday. Norbert Gansel, an armaments expert of the Social Democratic Party, said during a two-hour debate in the Bundestag, the lower house of Parliament, that Kohl had encouraged "the business of death."
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January 1, 1989
The United States has determined that a West German company had a key role in helping Libya build a chemical plant and has strongly protested to Bonn, the New York Times said. Washington has charged that the plant makes chemical weapons; Tripoli denies the charge. The newspaper quoted unnamed Administration officials as saying that President Reagan and Secretary of State George P. Shultz had raised the issue with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in November. It quoted Dr.
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January 14, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The West German government sharply reversed itself Friday as officials announced that legal proceedings will be undertaken against a West German firm that the United States has accused of supplying critical help to a Libyan plant it contends was built to make chemical weapons. The about-face is causing considerable embarrassment in government circles. Only last week the Finance Ministry had cleared the firm, Imhausen-Chemie, in southwestern Germany, of involvement.
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January 14, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The West German government sharply reversed itself Friday as officials announced that legal proceedings will be undertaken against a West German firm that the United States has accused of supplying critical help to a Libyan plant it contends was built to make chemical weapons. The about-face is causing considerable embarrassment in government circles. Only last week the Finance Ministry had cleared the firm, Imhausen-Chemie, in southwestern Germany, of involvement.
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January 19, 1989 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
Chancellor Helmut Kohl's policies in the matter of the Libyan chemical plant have deceived the West German public and severely damaged relations between West Germany and the United States, an opposition political leader charged Wednesday. Norbert Gansel, an armaments expert of the Social Democratic Party, said during a two-hour debate in the Bundestag, the lower house of Parliament, that Kohl had encouraged "the business of death."
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January 12, 1989 | From Reuters
The Bonn government has secured evidence that West German firms helped Libya build an alleged chemical weapons plant, government sources said Wednesday. "As of yesterday, we are in possession of evidence which shows that the American allegations are not groundless," one source told Reuters news agency. Secretary of State George P. Shultz gave Chancellor Helmut Kohl a list in November of West German firms that Washington says helped Libya build the plant at Rabta, near Tripoli.
NEWS
January 1, 1989
The United States has determined that a West German company had a key role in helping Libya build a chemical plant and has strongly protested to Bonn, the New York Times said. Washington has charged that the plant makes chemical weapons; Tripoli denies the charge. The newspaper quoted unnamed Administration officials as saying that President Reagan and Secretary of State George P. Shultz had raised the issue with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in November. It quoted Dr.
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