Turks’ step riles Russia
Arms for Syria said on halted flight from Moscow
Posted: October 12, 2012 at 2:33 a.m.
Escalating a confrontation with Russia, Turkey’s prime minister said Thursday that Russian military equipment and ammunition bound for Syria’s Defense Ministry had been confiscated from a Syrian civilian jetliner on a Moscow to-Damascus flight that was forced to land in Ankara on suspicion of illicitly carrying war materiel.
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