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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:56 PM

Russia: Syria Rebels Have US-Made Weapons

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".

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"We have reliable information that Syrian militants have foreign portable anti-aircraft missile systems, including those made in the USA... it should be cleared up who delivered them," Gen Makarov told journalists in Russia.

There have been earlier unconfirmed reports of the Syrian opposition having shoulder-mounted missiles, but the West has been reluctant to openly arm the rebels.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20055271

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HiPointDem Oct 2012 #1

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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 05:10 PM

1. gosh, the news of russian weapons in syria got lots of comments. seems the reverse is less

 

interesting.

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