Gulf source: Saudi supplying missiles to Syria rebels

By REUTERS
June 17, 2013 15:23

 
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DUBAI - Saudi Arabia began supplying anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian opposition "on a small scale" about two months ago, a Gulf source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

The shoulder-fired weapons were obtained mostly from suppliers in France and Belgium, the source said, adding that France had paid for the transport of the weapons to the region.

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