Nuzhound picks up this piece from the Minister of Justice who claims that there was a deal in the offing in Colombia to trade arms expertise for hard cash: “the Provisional IRA was to be paid more than $10m (€8.34m) by the Colombian Farc guerillas in return for showing them how to make bombs”. This keys back into allegations first published by the Sunday Independent back in June.
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