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Belgian exporters found guilty of sending chemicals to Syria

Saturday, February 9, 2019

A Belgian court has found three businesses and their owners guilty of shipping 168 tons of a substance potentially used in the making of chemical weapons to Syria between 2014 and 2016 without submitting the appropriate export licenses. The Penal Court of Antwerp fined AAE Chemie Trading, a wholesaler, Anex Customs and Danmar Logistics between €75,000 and €500,000 for exporting high purity isopropanol to buyers in the war-torn state. Rolf Rippen, a manager at AAE Chemie Trading,…