Newscast Media WASHINGTON—Russia has increased its weapons shipments to Syrian
President Bashar Assad’s government since last year, military aid that is likely “more
significant” than Iranian arms supplies to Damascus, according to senior US diplomats.
“It has increased from a year ago. There are more deliveries, and in some cases, they
are militarily extremely significant,” Robert Ford, the US ambassador to Syria, told a
hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week. CONTINUE TO FULL ARTICLE>>
Source: Ria Novosti