Dutch admit their tech may have helped Iran, Syria develop advanced arms

October 27, 2017

The Times of Israel:

The Dutch government has admitted that technology from the Netherlands may have been used to develop weapons of mass destruction in Iran, Pakistan or Syria.

Dutch intelligence services have received “indications in a number of cases” that “Dutch technology was used in programs of weapons of mass destruction or for the means of transmission in Iran, Pakistan or Syria”, the outgoing ministers of defense, foreign affairs and foreign trade said in a letter published overnight Wednesday.

In such cases, customs officials can launch investigations which may lead to prosecutions, they added in their reply to a question posed in parliament.

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