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IAEA Media Advisory 2003/2401 (24 January 2003)

News Update on Iraq Inspections

2003 |UNMOVIC IAEA Press Statement on Inspection Activities in Iraq. 24 January 2003

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24 January 2003 -- An UNMOVIC chemical team returned to the Al Qa Qaa complex for the seventh day. The team inspected the Research and Development Centre and a waste treatment facility. Thereafter, the team went to the Mamoun Factory, which belongs to the Al Rasheed Company and is located next to the Al Qa Qaa complex. The factory produces munitions and chemical materials for munitions. The team then proceeded to the Al Basil Centre in the Jadriyah complex in Baghdad to assess its current activities. The Al Basil Centre is primarily a research centre for chemical products.

Hiro Ueki
Spokesman for UNMOVIC and the IAEA in Baghdad