Report: U.S. and Europe in "Major Airlift of Arms to Syrian Rebels through Zagreb"

(Telegraph-UK) Richard Spencer - The U.S. has coordinated a massive airlift of arms to Syrian rebels from Croatia with the help of Britain and other European states, according to the Croat newspaper Jutarnji List. It claimed 3,000 tons of former Yugoslav weapons have been sent in 75 planeloads from Zagreb airport to the rebels, largely via Jordan since November. Jordanian International Air Cargo's Russian-made Ilyushin jets have been seen regularly at Zaghreb airport in recent months. Ex-Yugoslav weapons have been seen in growing numbers in rebel hands in online videos. The shipments were allegedly paid for by Saudi Arabia.

2013-03-11 00:00:00

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