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Iraq Special Weapons: Nuclear, Biological Chemical and Missile Proliferation News - 1991

White House Reports on Sanctions, Arms Exports to Iraq.

White House report on the international export to Iraq of nuclear, biological and chemical and ballistic
missile technology and report on sanctions taken by other countries against Iraq. (910917)


GERMANY now has an extensive network of laws and regulations intended to control the export of German cooperation with the United States in preventing export of goods and technology related to proliferation has become closer and more effective in recent years.

German government policy has prohibited the export of war weapons to Iraq since 1961.

The German government subsequently introduced legislation to strengthen further its export controls, which as of this writing (Sept. 17, 1991) has failed to pass the German parliament.

The German government has initiated a large number of investigations concerning possible proliferation-related violations.

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