Aceros IMS sold materials to Syria, secret cable says

Dec 08, 2010 | 05:12 AM |

Spanish specialty steel distributor and fabricator Aceros IMS International SA has been allegedly involved with Syrian entities possibly supplying steel and aluminum alloys to Syria's weapons of mass destruction and missile programs, according to a secret diplomatic cable made public by WikiLeaks.

The United States "has information" that Aceros "has maintained a business relationship" with "several Syrian entities" that it believes "could be acting on behalf" of Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center, which the cable says is responsible for overseeing the country's weapons of mass destruction and missile programs.....

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