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German Ship Said To Carry Iranian Weapons Bound For Syria

April 18 2012


The German government says it is investigating reports that a German-owned ship was found carrying Iranian-made weapons to Syria in violation of an arms embargo, reports Agence France-Presse.

The Atlantic Cruiser, owned by Emden-based Bockstiegel and leased by a Ukrainian firm called White Whale Shipping, reportedly loaded weapons cargo in Djibouti

The company issued a statement saying it was told that the ship carried pumps and machinery.

The weapons were brought to...

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