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Syrian rebels claim new weapons may see them topple regime in six months
Posted By admin On June 23, 2013 @ 7:12 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled
Irish Times 
June 23, 2013
Syrian insurgents have received fresh supplies of weapons that could halt recent advances made by government forces, according to Selim Idriss, head of the Free Syrian Army’s military command.
He said if his army received “enough training and arms and [is] well organised, I think we need about six months to topple the regime”.
“We’ve received quantities of new types of weapons, including some that we asked for and that we believe will change the course of the battle on the ground,” said Free Syrian Army spokesman Louay Muqdad.
Among the arms requested are shoulder-fired ground-to- air-missiles and anti-tank weapons which the West fears could fall into the hands of extremist fundamentalists.
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