Iran Steps Up Weapons Support to Syria

(Reuters) Louis Charbonneau - Iran has significantly stepped up military support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in recent months, Western diplomats said. Iranian weapons continue to pour into Syria from Iraq, Turkey and Lebanon. "The Iranians really are supporting massively the regime," a senior Western diplomat said this week. "They have been increasing their support for the last three, four months through Iraq's airspace and now trucks. And the Iraqis really are looking the other way."

2013-03-14 00:00:00

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