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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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[1] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20055271

[2] Russia Accuses Libya of Training Syria Rebels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-accuses-libya-of-training-syria-rebels.html

[3] ‘Russia convinced Syria will not use chemical weapons’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-convinced-syria-will-not-use-chemical-weapons.html

[4] Russia will not sell Syria new weapons: official: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-will-not-sell-syria-new-weapons-official.html

[5] Syria accuses Turkey of supplying rebels with chemical weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-accuses-turkey-of-supplying-rebels-with-chemical-weapons.html

[6] Report: Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-syria-rebels-get-libyan-weapons.html

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