Report: Russian ship to Syria carried ammunition

By REUTERS
January 13, 2012 18:37

 
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NICOSIA - A Russian-operated ship with a "dangerous cargo" on board was carrying ammunition, a Cypriot official said on Friday, as a source at the vessel's St. Petersburg-based firm said it had reached Syria.

Cypriot authorities had checked the vessel when it made an unscheduled stop for refueling in rough seas late on Tuesday. The ship had given Cyprus written assurances that its destination would not be Syria and it was allowed to sail the following day.

"It had bullets. There were four containers on board," the Cypriot official told Reuters.

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