The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

"6. That after touring and observing the diamond exchange in Antwerp, we recommend that Liberia adopts a similar system of controlling and regulating our diamond sales. This will require the setting occupy of a centralised one stop shop (housed within the Ministry of Land, Mines and Energy or the Central Bank of Liberia) providing centralised services, including appraising of individual diamond parcels, financial assessment and payment of taxes to the Government of Liberia, custom verification and finally, repackaging with the attached certificate needed for export."

And then the usual salutations. Now, Mr Taylor, was such a one stop shop set up?

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