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TO examine delivery acetone to Syria

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ROTTERDAM – The Public Prosecutor’s office suspects a wholesale trade in chemical substances in Rotterdam from the illegal export of acetone to Syria. That confirms the ORDER. Acetone can as a raw material to be used in the production of chemical weapons.

Acetone can as a raw material to be used in the production of chemical weapons.

The customs and the FIOD have the wholesale trade in Rotterdam on april 18, searched. On the basis of information from Belgium was the suspicion arise that the Dutch company without a licence, 200,000 litres of acetone to Syria, had been exported. That happened over Russia.

The TO the company had been previously identified as a suspect in a criminal investigation. In november 2016, would be the wholesale 38.400 liters of acetone have been sold and exported to a person in Syria via the port of Antwerp. It has the name of the company is not disclosed.

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