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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Cyrpuse Halts Iranina Arms Shipment to Syria

Cyprus stops Iranian arms shipment bound for Syria

01/31/2009: Haaretz and Reuters report that the Cyprus-flagged "Monchegorsk" en route from Iran carrying arms to Syria, which likely

... was the same ship the US navy detained and released on Tuesday,.....

was halted by Cypriot authorities after Israeli and US officials requested that the Cypriot government halt the ship, according to a confidential European Union diplomatic source.

Cypriot authorities had demanded that the ship dock in Limassol for inspection, and once docked, from the ship were unloaded artillery rounds and rockets, among other weapons.

January 31, 2009 at 08:00 AM

The Rest @ Secutiy Law Brief

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