Senators urge Obama to cut ties with Russian arms exporter over Syria

World Tribune
Wednesday 6th March, 2013

Special to WASHINGTON — Congress has been examining a ban on Russia’s state-owned arms agency, a key supplier to Syria. Several members of the Senate have urged the administration of President Barack Obama to halt trade with Russia’s Rosoboronexport arms export agency. In a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, two leading senators said Rosoboronexport was playing a major role in arming the military of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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