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  Tevet 18, 5772 , 13/01/12

Report: Russian Arms Ship Arrives in Syria

A source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry claimed, Thursday evening, that a Russian ship, suspected of carrying a load of weapons, arrived in Syria, according to the New York Times.

The source said that the ship stopped in Cyprus, where the load was designated "dangerous" by authorities. At the same time, a precise inspection of the contents was not possible and the ship proceeded on its way.

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