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8 April 1999

BASA-Press (Chisinau) / FBIS, Transcript

CHISINAU — Moldovan customs services have spoiled an attempt of illegal arms traffic when a Ukrainian transit plane landed Wednesday on the Chisinau airport. A team of customs officers while checking up the plane found 4,000 Makarov handguns and 1,000 R handguns, identical to the known Russian-made TT pistols. The plane was following the route Budapest-Chisinau-Sofia, according to departure papers. Sources in the Interior Ministry, who requested to remain... (

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