In fact the SA mine industry couldn't have existed wothout specialized mining drills manufacted in Sweden specially for it and sold directly to the "boycotted" SA. South African 155 mm haubitz,G8 ,was also developed with the help of the Swedish Bofors.during the "boycott" years. All while the Social Democrats were in power in Sweden. The same Social Democrats that have been the most ardent critics of Israel.
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