Iraq foreign minister says can't stop Iran arms flights to Syria




 
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Iraq foreign minister says can't stop Iran arms flights to Syria
 
July 13th, 2013  
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Iraq foreign minister says can't stop Iran arms flights to Syria
RIYADH (Reuters) - Iraq is unable to stop its neighbor Iran transferring weapons to Syria through its airspace, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said in a newspaper interview published on Saturday. "We reject and condemn the transfer of weapons through our airspace and we will inform the Iranian side of that formally. But we do not have the ability to stop it," he told pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat. Iran is the main ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is fighting mostly Sunni rebels in a civil war in which more the opposition say more than 100,000 people have been killed. ...




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