Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Syrian rebels have acquired portable surface-to-air missiles including U.S.-made Stingers

Like Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia has laid most of the blame for continuing violence on armed government foes it says are aided by encouragement and arms from abroad.

Russia's military has learned "that militants fighting Syrian government forces have portable missile launchers of various states, including American-made Stingers," General Staff chief Nikolai Makarov said, Interfax reported. "Who supplied them must still be determined."
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russia-says-syrian-rebels-have-shoulder-fired-missiles/470387.html