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Media: arms transferred to Syria from Europe for € 1 billion to Syria

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Thousands of units weapons and ammunition delivered to the countries of the Persian Gulf and the states bordering Syria, according to new weapon channels from the Balkans, reports Interfax with reference to the report of the Balkan Investigative Journalism Network (BIRN).


Media: arms transferred to Syria from Europe for € 1 billion to Syria


According to the authors of the report, "most of the weapons are subsequently redirected to Syria and contribute to the escalation of the conflict, which has lasted for five years."

The authors clarify that "weapons went to the east from Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania."

"Since the escalation of the Syrian conflict in 2012, eight countries have approved 1,2 billion-dollar arms exports to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and Turkey - key weapon markets for Syria and Yemen," the report said.

It is also reported that “arms dealers in Eastern Europe bought goods in their own countries and were engaged in mediating the sale of ammunition from Ukraine and Belarus, and even tried to supply a Soviet-made anti-tank missile system purchased from the UK.”

“Weapons acquired by Saudis, Turks, Jordanians and the United Arab Emirates for Syria pass through two secret command centers in Jordan and Turkey, the so-called military operations centers. Then the weapon is transported along the road to the border with Syria or dropped from airplanes, ”the authors say.

It is noted that the Saudis “dropped Serb-made assault rifles from their aircraft to their allies in Yemen.”

Washington also bought weapons in central and eastern Europe and then supplied them to the Syrian opposition opposing the Islamic State.

As stated by one of the field commanders of the "Syrian Free Army", weapons from Europe "were distributed from centrally controlled headquarters."

“If you say that you are fighting against the IG, you will get everything you want, but if you say that you are fighting the regime, everyone will not care,” he explained.
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  1. alex-s
    alex-s 28 July 2016 11: 30
    +9
    Europe at the forefront of the fight against terrorism! negative
    1. SRC P-15
      SRC P-15 28 July 2016 11: 38
      +5
      As one of the Syrian Free Army field commanders stated, weapons from Europe “Distributed from centrally managed headquarters”.

      I would say bluntly: from the USA!
    2. Pavel Tsybai
      Pavel Tsybai 28 July 2016 11: 42
      0
      But geyroppa! loshara - they themselves ran into these youths, they will soon begin to cry, Save at least the LORD GOD.
      1. NIKNN
        NIKNN 28 July 2016 16: 06
        +2
        . they even tried to deliver a Soviet-made anti-tank missile system purchased from the UK. ”


        Strange, are we delivering weapons to Britain? :) Why not fittings from America? :)
      2. hirurg
        hirurg 28 July 2016 22: 35
        0
        Swing for a ruble, a blow for a penny, and talking to grandmothers for life is enough.)
    3. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 28 July 2016 11: 48
      +8
      Barmalei used to fight with Soviet weapons. So they suck everything from eastern Europe, or rather from the former Soviet warehouses of the Eastern bloc. Ammunition, mines, shells, small arms and heavy weapons, maybe a dozen armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles of old models. On the other hand, at least Ukraine will go less.
      1. Lord_Bran
        Lord_Bran 28 July 2016 13: 09
        +5
        Yes, they’re not used to it, but it’s just unpretentious, cheap compared to Western weapons and has good performance characteristics.
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    5. Rezident007
      Rezident007 28 July 2016 11: 55
      +9
      Sometimes the thought comes that under the orders at factories for the production of different types of weapons military conflicts are created in different world points .... After all, products must be fused somewhere, jobs again, etc.))) His business mother .. .
      1. jjj
        jjj 28 July 2016 12: 27
        +2
        Quote: Resident007
        Sometimes the thought comes that under orders at factories for the production of various types of weapons military conflicts are created in different world points ....

        And people who have a gun business are in power in the US
        1. Rezident007
          Rezident007 28 July 2016 12: 48
          0
          Unfortunately, our domestic factories also had orders in both Chechen wars, not only from the Russian Ministry of Defense ... Especially in the first. This is no secret to anyone. Laundered finances through this channel, be healthy, despite the fact that your own soldiers were killed by this weapon. Tin of course, that at the very top it was put on stream, everyone was in the know, but received solid kickbacks.
          1. sandrmur76
            sandrmur76 28 July 2016 16: 25
            +1
            There is a saying. (Kama war is a mother) Business !!! Even the Second World War was a business. Not only to our people am
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  2. Magic archer
    Magic archer 28 July 2016 11: 37
    +8
    Then the same weapons and explosives will come back to Europe, along with trained and seasoned refugees! And a calm, tolerant Europe will forget about the world. And this is not even gloating. A statement of fact
  3. HAM
    HAM 28 July 2016 11: 38
    +4
    Soon "gratitude" will arrive in these countries, how can it be without it?
  4. Amurets
    Amurets 28 July 2016 11: 47
    0
    Yesterday in all the media this news was. In the publication Utro.ru even with a delivery card. Http://www.utro.ru/articles/2016/07/27/1291751.shtml
  5. Retvizan 8
    Retvizan 8 28 July 2016 11: 47
    +2
    You can see right away that people are fighting for the world! (flooding the region with weapons).
  6. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 28 July 2016 11: 49
    +2
    "Weapons were sent east from Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania"

    So far, these countries have not encountered terrorism on their territory, but so far. And Europe still dares to open its mouth to Russia. which really fights terrorism, but does not condone it. Correctly say that the smaller the more shitty.
    1. VSZMK
      VSZMK 28 July 2016 12: 04
      0
      Until these countries have faced terrorism on their territory
      It is clear that in Germany and France it is more comfortable to organize terrorist attacks than in Bosnia or Romania. Civilization!
    2. Amurets
      Amurets 28 July 2016 12: 21
      +2
      Quote: rotmistr60

      So far, these countries have not encountered terrorism on their territory, but so far. And Europe still dares to open its mouth to Russia. which really fights terrorism, but does not condone it. Correctly say that the smaller the more shitty.

      Take a look at the post above. Already Carrie demands WEEK OF SILENCE, weapons to transfer.
  7. iliya87
    iliya87 28 July 2016 11: 52
    +1
    Supplies must be shut off. Although they will start again, they bombed the gum. help for children or moderate
  8. ksv36
    ksv36 28 July 2016 12: 01
    0
    "Weapons were sent east from Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania."

    I wonder how these countries will defend themselves if they sell everything? Ukraine has also sold a lot and now travels around the world with an outstretched hand - "Give me lethal weapons!" Or is this a fanatic plan? Will they get rid of the Soviet and go over to the NATO standard?
    1. wasjasibirjac
      wasjasibirjac 28 July 2016 12: 16
      0
      Quote: ksv36
      I wonder how these countries will defend themselves if they sell everything.
      and from whom should they defend themselves? Russians will not go on the offensive, because these countries are not needed ... they are not needed, the host from Washington did not order against the Americans. and enough for every little thing.
    2. Amurets
      Amurets 28 July 2016 12: 35
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      Quote: ksv36
      "Weapons were sent east from Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania."

      Quote: ksv36
      Will they get rid of the Soviet and switch to the NATO standard?

      They will have to get rid of weapons under Soviet standards anyway. They just looked, moreover, on this topic. Mostly they produce weapons of our design, but for NATO ammunition. Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Croatia, the Czech Republic are NATO members, and the rest are eager to NATO.
  9. ksv36
    ksv36 28 July 2016 12: 23
    0
    Quote: wasjasibirjac
    and from whom should they defend themselves?


    Yes, from the same barmaley who rod from North Africa.
  10. mr.redpartizan
    mr.redpartizan 28 July 2016 12: 40
    +7
    The European Union is the same sponsor of terrorism as the United States, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar. Europeans have always been a hotbed of all contagion.

    Just a coincidence...
  11. russmensch
    russmensch 28 July 2016 13: 49
    0
    To whom is war, and to whom is mother dear ...
  12. atamankko
    atamankko 28 July 2016 13: 55
    0
    And then the EU will wonder why we have so many attacks.
  13. NEXUS
    NEXUS 28 July 2016 15: 27
    +1
    “Weapons acquired by Saudis, Turks, Jordanians and the United Arab Emirates for Syria pass through two secret command centers in Jordan and Turkey, the so-called military operations centers. Then the weapon is transported along the road to the border with Syria or dropped from airplanes, ”the authors say.

    The big question is WHO is this weapon intended for in the end, or rather, in whose hands will it fall in fact?
  14. Alex_Tug
    Alex_Tug 28 July 2016 20: 05
    +1
    Two news:
    1) weapons came to lam euro
    2) We require a silence mode of 7 days

    Is there a connection between them?
  15. gammipapa
    gammipapa 28 July 2016 21: 43
    0
    Well, the debt is red by payment - soon a billion refugees will move from Syria to the EU, all honestly. Do not dig a hole for another - you will fall into it yourself.
  16. Prisoner
    Prisoner 28 July 2016 21: 49
    0
    And how many smut to Europe from Syria were bearded thugs transported? It sounds cynical, but "I am Charlie" no one screams anymore, because "you won't be happy for every sneeze." The old woman is getting used to terror.