Syria army says Turkey increases arms shipments to rebels

By REUTERS
November 28, 2015 19:28

BEIRUT - The Syrian army said on Saturday that Turkey had recently increased supplies of weapons, ammunition and equipment to what it described as terrorists in Syria.

A statement issued by the Syrian army command alleged that weapons were being delivered in shipments which Turkey claimed to be humanitarian assistance.The Syrian government describes all the rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad as terrorists.

The statement also said Turkey had fired a number of mortar bombs towards Syrian army positions on Friday night.


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