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Subject: LOCATION OF IRAQI CW       
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence       
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DIST:              1991  
COUNTRY: IRAQ  
SUBJ: LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF IRAQI CHEMICAL PRODUCTION  
FACILITY NEAR AL QA'IM  
DOI:  1986  
1. 
1986, THE GOVERNMENT OF IRAQ OPERATED A LARGE CHEMICAL  
PRODUCTION FACILITY NEAR THE TOWN OF AL QA'IM, WHICH IS  
LOCATED ON THE EUPHRATES RIVER IN THE VICINITY OF THE BORDER  
WITH SYRIA.  THE CHEMICAL FACILITY WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY  
20 KILOMETERS WEST OF AL QA'IM AND 3-4 KILOMETERS SOUTHWEST  
OF THE VILLAGE OF ANKA.  THE ENTIRE FACILITY AND ITS  
SURROUNDING GROUNDS OCCUPIED A SPACE OF 5 BY 10 KILOMETERS.  
THE FACILITY WAS CONNECTED TO THE TOWN OF AL QA'IM BY A RAIL  
SPUR WHICH WAS DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED BY WORKERS FROM EAST  
GERMANY (GDR).          
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