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Airlifting Of Helicopters To Syria Suggested As Possibility

June 28 2012


An unidentified source from the Russian military says Moscow may airlift a controversial shipment of military gear to Syria, reports Agence France-Presse.

A cargo ship carrying three Mi-25 Hind attack helicopters and air defense systems bound for Syria returned to Russia over the weekend after its London-based insurer revoked coverage.

The gear "could easily be delivered to Syria by air," the source told Interfax-AVN. "Russia has to fulfill its obligations."

The helicopters...

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