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The Swiss precious metal refiner Metalor is currently holding 300 kilograms of gold worth 4.5 mln sfr placed in 1991 by the Iraqi embassy in Berne, the economic magazine Cash reported.
Metalor general director Hans-Jurg Schar has confirmed the presence of the gold, the magazine said.
The Swiss national bank has estimated that about 386 mln sfr belonging to Iraqi interests have been deposited in Swiss banks.
The figure excludes funds held by private managers and fiduciary companies.
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