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Russia: Syria rebels have US-made weapons

Posted By yihan On October 24, 2012 @ 7:48 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

BBC [1]
October 24, 2012

A senior Russian general has said Syrian rebels now have anti-aircraft weapons, including US-made Stingers.

Gen Nikolai Makarov was quoted by the Interfax news service as saying the origin of the surface-to-air missiles should be “cleared up”.

Russia is the biggest supplier of arms to its Syrian government ally.

Aerial bombardment of rebel-held towns continued on Wednesday, as the UN’s Syria envoy prepared to brief the Security Council on ceasefire efforts.

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