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Russian arms ‘to deter foreign intervention in Syria’

Posted By admin On May 28, 2013 @ 10:40 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
May 28, 2013

Russia says it will go ahead with deliveries of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, and that the arms will help deter foreign intervention.

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the missiles were a “stabilising factor” that could dissuade “some hotheads” from entering the conflict.

Russia also criticised an EU decision not to renew an arms embargo on Syria.

Meanwhile, the BBC has heard evidence that 200 people were killed in a massacre in western Syria this month.

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[1] BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22688894

[2] Israel warns of action over Russian plan to give missiles to Syria’s Assad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-warns-of-action-over-russian-plan-to-give-missiles-to-syrias-assad.html

[3] EU failure to renew arms embargo hurts Syria peace prospects – Russia: http://www.prisonplanet.com/eu-failure-to-renew-arms-embargo-hurts-syria-peace-prospects-russia.html

[4] Russian marine and air power head for Syria versus Western intervention – “to defend Russian citizens,” says Moscow: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-marine-and-air-power-head-for-syria-versus-western-intervention-%e2%80%93-%e2%80%9cto-defend-russian-citizens%e2%80%9d-says-moscow.html

[5] Arms supply to Georgia must be stopped – Russian FM: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arms-supply-to-georgia-must-be-stopped-russian-fm.html

[6] Russian military presence in Syria poses challenge to US-led intervention: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-military-presence-in-syria-poses-challenge-to-us-led-intervention.html

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