Israel TV: Putin Shipping Assad More Weapons

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assad-putinRussia is stepping up weapons supplies to Syria as part of the arrangement with the Assad regime to have its chemical weapons stockpiles placed under international supervision, Israeli Channel 2 TV reported Tuesday.

Negotiations between Russia and Syria have been ongoing for two weeks and have also involved Iran, the report said.┬áRussian President Putin essentially ordered Assad to submit to international oversight of his chemical weapons stocks.┬áIn return, Putin promised bolstered conventional weapons shipments, “some of which are already on their way” to Syria.

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}

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