By JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: JUNE 16, 2006 12:56Advertisement
Syrian and Iranian defense ministers signed an agreement on security cooperation in Teheran on Friday.
In the deal, Iran promised to provide Syria with shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles, Russian-made T-72 tanks and short-range SCUD missiles, according to reports.
Iran agreed to arm the Syrian army with cannons, ammunition, Iranian-made missiles and military vehicles.
Iran also agreed to finance future Syrian military deals with Russia, China and Ukraine.
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