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Arms commission members charged

All nine members of Slovakia’s arms export license commission have been charged with money laundering and abuse of office by the Customs Directorate, reported police spokesman Stanislav Ryban. The membership of the commission was changed February 6 after The Slovak Spectator reported that three sitting commissioners had private interests in arms companies.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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