Kuchma Approved Sale of Weapons System to Iraq

Number 19448
Subject Weapons
Source Center for Public Integrity
State Washington, D.C.
Year 2002
Publication Date April 15
Summary An investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the Center for Public Integrity revealed that "Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma personally authorized the clandestine sale of $100 million worth of high technology anti-aircraft radar systems to Iraq on July 10, 2000, in violation of United Nations sanctions."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 8
Keywords Ukraine;Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma;Iraq;Iraqi;weapons;United Nations sanctions;online;CD
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