‚Russian arms shipment en route to Syria‘

27.05.2012                      06.Siwan. 5772                    Schawuoth 1


'Russian arms shipment en route to Syria'

Cargo ship carrying large amount of weapons plans to unload cargo in Syrian port of Tartus, Al Arabiya reports.

A Russian cargo ship loaded with weapons is en route to Syria and due to arrive at a Syrian port this weekend, Al Arabiya television said in a report that Western diplomats in New York described on Friday as credible.
Syria is one of Russia's top weapons customers. The United States and European Union have suggested the UN Security Council should impose an arms embargo and other UN sanctions on Syria for its 14-month assault on a pro-democracy opposition determined to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad….