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Vol 49 No 4

Published 15th February 2008


Papers and death merchants

Newspapers in Paris and Brussels have been full of accusations about Chad. French, Belgian and South African companies cooperated in supplying armoured vehicles to President Idriss Déby Itno's Presidential Guard, according to The Bulletin, an English-language weekly published in Brussels. It claims that second-hand armoured cars were shipped to Chad last year 'apparently in breach of the European Union code of conduct on arms exports'.

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