WEAPONS ARE SMUGGLED THROUGH SLOVAKIA TO AZERBAIJAN

The Slovak Spectator reported that weapons reportedly Bratislava airport is used as a transit point for smuggling Czech rocket launchers and howitzers to Azerbaijan, on which a ban on the export of military material was imposed due to its conflict with Armenia.  An employee of the Slovak arms factory MSM spoke up and described how the old weapons are rebuilt in the Trenčín-based, Czech-owned company and are then transported via Israel to Azerbaijan, the TASR newswire reported.  The information was leaked after the Azerbaijani army boasted with the weapons of Czech origin in an advertisement(!).  The company said that the end-user and customer was an Israeli company.

https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20806221/weapons-are-smuggled-through-slovakia-czech-journalists-reveal.html

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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