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Media: Iran has transported to Russia via Syria, “components of heavy offensive arms” to bypass the UN security Council resolution




 

 
 


In June, Iranian aircraft has twice landed at the air base in Syria Hamim here to smuggle in Russia military cargo

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With this airbase the weapons were taken to the Syrian port of Tartus and loaded on a Russian transport ship “Sparta-3”

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The German newspaper Welt am Sonntag , citing sources in Western intelligence agencies reported that Iran sent to Russia “components of heavy offensive arms” to bypass the resolutions of the UN Security Council. The ferry route ran through Syria, which deployed the Russian military space forces, reports the newspaper “Kommersant”.

In June, Iranian aircraft has twice landed at the airbase Hamim in Syria to get the transport to Russia of military goods. With this airbase the weapons were taken to the Syrian port of Tartus and loaded on a Russian transport ship “Sparta-3”. Then the cargo was transported to Novorossiysk.

According to the service VesselFinder, which tracks the location of ships, cargo ship “Sparta-3” out of Tartus on August 5. On August 13 it reached Novorossiysk, said the TV channel “Rain”.

If the information edition confirmed, it will mean a violation of Iran’s and Russia 2231 a resolution of the UN security Council on the General plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program. In the fifth paragraph of the document States that the delivery to Iran of the weapons and their maintenance must be coordinated with the UN security Council.

What kind of weapons and why was smuggled from Iran to Russia, not reported. The resolution of the UN security Council, for example, negotiated methods of supplying Iran with tanks, artillery systems, combat aircraft and helicopters, warships, missiles and missile systems, said RIA “Novosti”. The transfer of technology from Iran to Russia was carried out, perhaps for its repair.

Meanwhile, the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich said that “at the time” Russia trained in Iran, able to conduct routine maintenance and support delivered to Iran of Russian military equipment. “No need for her shipment to Russia for maintenance,” he said, RIA “Novosti”.

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