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Greece 'too hasty' in seizing ship

The Greek seizure of an explosive-laden ship bound for Sudan prompted heated exchanges between the two countries yesterday. Khartoum insisted that the cargo of 680 tonnes of high explosives and an estimated 140,000 detonators, loaded in Tunisia, had purely civilian use. Its foreign minister, Mustafa Ismail, accused Athens of ordering the seizure of the Baltic Sky on Sunday before knowing “all the facts”. Mr Ismail, whose country has been accused by the US of supporting terrorists, said the shipment had been commissioned by a registered company in Khartoum with the blessing of his ministry. Full Story

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