Monday, June 17, 2013

Saudia & France sharing the cost of MANPADS to Syria's insurgents

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, a staunch opponent of President Bashar al-Assad since early in Syria's conflict, began supplying anti-aircraft missiles to rebels "on a small scale" about two months ago, a Gulf source said on Monday.
The shoulder-fired weapons were obtained mostly from suppliers inFrance and Belgium, the source told Reuters. France had paid for the transport of the weapons to the region..."

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