US wants to control Russian cargo to Syria

The United States has expressed concern about the arrival of a ship to Syria, which allegedly contains a Russian cargo of ammunition according to State Department spokes person Victoria Nuland, Washington has sent a request to the Russian Foreign Ministry on this issue.

The U.S. does not yet have precise information on the goods being transported, she said and stressed that America would like to tighten international controls over the shipment of weapons to Syria.

Previously the ship from Russia had been detained and then released by the authorities at the port of Limassol Cyprus.

They reported that there were in fact  weapons on board.

The ship entered the Syrian port of Tartus on Thursday.


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