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Liberia,Switzerland

1 December 2006

Business in Africa (Johannesburg)

MONROVIA — An embargo by the Swiss government on the importation of Liberian timber and related products has been lifted, a diplomatic source said on Thursday. The source also said that from December 1, policy would also be modified to allow Liberia to import arms for use in security and police forces. The modification was in line with a UN Security Council resolution that softened an international arms embargo to allow the West African nation to import weapons for... (GunPolicy.org)

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