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Subject: BBC- China Breaking UN Arms Embargo On Sudan
Softwar    7/16/2008 9:59:41 AM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080713/wl_afp/chinasudandarfurmilitarytradeunembargobritain_080713185344 China is breaking the United Nations arms embargo on Sudan, providing military equipment and training pilots to fly Chinese jets, the BBC said Sunday, citing an investigation by its journalists. Citing two confidential sources, the broadcaster said China was training pilots to fly Chinese Fantan fighter jets, and that Sudan had imported several fighter trainers called K8s two years ago. It obtained satellite photographs of the planes, reportedly believed to have been delivered to Sudan in 2003 -- the UN arms embargo was imposed in March 2005 -- at an airport in Nyala in south Darfur last month. The BBC said it had established, without citing its sources, that the jets were flying out of Nyala on missions in February.
 
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FJV       7/16/2008 12:39:43 PM
This information is known with certainty for at least a year at least if not longer.
 


 
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Softwar       7/16/2008 2:12:48 PM

This information is known with certainty for at least a year at least if not longer.



Leave it to the BBC to point out the obvious.  We posted pics of the Fantan jets here on SP from Google Earth not too long ago.
 
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