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Turkey Deploys Ground-to-Air Missiles on Syria Border: Report


Monday, 23 July 2012

‘According to a Sunday report by the Turkish Anadolu Agency, Ankara also deployed troop carriers along the border with Syria. A train convoy transporting several missile batteries arrived in the southeastern province of Mardin on Sunday. The report comes at a time when relations between Ankara and Damascus have deteriorated.’

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Russia Sending Missile Systems to Shield Syria


Saturday, 16 June 2012 10:08

‘Russia’s chief arms exporter said Friday that his company was shipping advanced defensive missile systems to Syria that could be used to shoot down airplanes or sink ships if the United States or other nations try to intervene to halt the country’s spiral of violence.

“I would like to say these mechanisms are really a good means of defense, a reliable defense against attacks from the air or sea,” Anatoly P. Isaykin, the general director of the company, Rosoboronexport, said Friday in an interview. “This is not a threat, but whoever is planning an attack should think about this.”’

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