Friday, October 12, 2012

Lavrov: ""There were no weapons on the (Syrian) plane"

[RT] "...Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that no weapons were carried by the Syrian passenger plane Turkey diverted on Wednesday over suspicions it was transporting non-civilian cargo.Lavrov said the Airbus A-320 was carrying radar parts; transporting such items by civil aircraft does not contradict international norms.
"We have no secrets," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters. "There were, of course, no weapons on the plane and could not have been any. There was a cargo on the plane that a legal Russian supplier was sending in a legal way to a legal customer."
This comes in response to the statement made by the Turkish PM Erdogan, who alleged Thursday that the Syrian Air plane was transporting Russian-made munitions for the Syrian Defense Ministry ..."

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