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    • 21.11.05 | 21:26 (IST)

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (Reuters) -- A Dutch businessman sold chemicals to Iraq knowing Saddam Hussein would use them to carry out poison gas attacks that killed thousands of people, prosecutors told the start of his trial on Monday. Frans van Anraat, 63, is charged with complicity in war crimes and genocide for supplying agents for poison gas used by Iraq in the 1980-1988 war with Iran and against its own Kurdish population, including a 1988 attack on the town of Halabja. "He is being accused of delivering raw materials necessary to build Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons. The use of those weapons by the regime in Baghdad led to the death of thousands in Iraq and Iran," prosecutor Fred Teeven told the court. "He is complicit in serious international crimes." And here is Dutch pereaching decency! What an asolute .....!!!!!

    from the article: And if Khaled Meshal wants to visit?
    First published 00:00 20.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.11.05
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