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3 February 2011

Democrat and Chronicle (New York)

A British company linked to the alleged illegal smuggling of AK-47 magazines bought by a Chili-based firearms dealer was the focus of 2008 U.S. State Department classified memos released recently by WikiLeaks. The memos, published by the Telegraph newspaper in the United Kingdom, centered on the planned purchase of 130,000 Kalashnikov semiautomatic rifles by Libya. The British company York Guns intended to act as an intermediary for the sale, the memos allege, and York... (

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