Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Turkey Supplied 47 Tons of Weapons to Islamist Rebels

Turkey Supplied 47 Tons of Weapons to Islamist Rebels: The Turkish government has supplied Syrian rebel forces with more than 47 tons of weapons in the past few months it has been revealed – this despite the Islamist government strenuously denying such charges in the past.

According to official documents filed under UN Comtrade (the United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database), Turkish arms have been flowing into Syria since June. Recent months have seen the highest volume of traffic, with almost 29 tons of weaponry transferred in September alone...