News Briefs

  Shvat 14, 5772 , 07/02/12

Concern about Weapon Smuggling from Syria to Hizbullah

Concern is growing in the security system about the smuggling of advanced anti-aircraft systems and chemical and biological weapons from Syria to Hizbullah, and the emptying of the Lebanese Shi'ite terror group's weapons repositories in Syria, according to a Tuesday morning report on Israel Defense Forces Radio.

Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov of Russia, which has sold some of the weaponry  to Damascus, is scheduled to visit Syrian in an apparent attempt to formulate an agreement with President Bashar Al-Assad to end his regime's violent attempts to suppress dissent.

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