Israel Accuses Iran of Sending Hizbullah Arms on Commercial Flights

(Reuters) Michelle Nichols - In a letter to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon accused Iran of using commercial airlines such as Mahan Air to ship weapons to Hizbullah. Danon wrote that Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force pack arms and materiel into suitcases that are transferred to Hizbullah via commercial flights to Beirut and Damascus. "It is clear that Iran is still the primary supplier of arms and related materiel to Hizbullah, in blatant violation of numerous Security Council resolutions," Danon wrote. "The Security Council must condemn Iran and Hizbullah for the violation of its resolutions."

2016-11-23 00:00:00

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