Venezuela President: FARC Weapons Stolen From Border Post

Aug 06--Rocket launchers and automatic rifles found in a Colombian rebel camp were stolen from a Venezuelan naval post 14 years ago, President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday, denying Bogota's claim he gave them to the insurgents.

The anti-tank launchers, bought from Sweden by Venezuela in the 1980s, had been in the arsenal in the post in Cararabo, close to the Colombian border, that was cleared out in the robbery in 1995, Chavez told a news conference.

He described Colombian claims that he supplied them to the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia as a "dirty move."
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