North Korea tried to send masks, gas and weapons to Syria –

Posted on August 27, 2013


Tokyo: Japanese newspaper reported Tuesday that North Korea tried to export masks, gas, weapons and ammunition to Syria, while the United States accuses the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons against civilians.
GMT 7:28 2013 Althelaúa the August 27:
The Sankei Shimbun newspaper wrote based on the sources of American, Japanese and South Korean did not specify that a vessel registered in Libya as “victory” sailed from North Korea headed to Syria earlier this year shipped weapons.

She explained that the U.S. Army who received this information to trace the ship, in coordination with other countries. The ship crossed Strait الدردانيل and went to Turkey in the third of April, where the Turkish authorities inspected which already تبلغت news from the U.S. military.

Thus seized 1,400 rifle, pistol and about thirty thousand masks and bullet-proof gas, according to the newspaper explained. U.S. authorities believe that the ship was going to offload its cargo in Turkey then transported overland to Syria.

Turkey arrested the captain and dogged prosecuted after he admitted that his ship sailed from North Korea headed to Syria for the transfer of weapons to them. May impose additional sanctions on Pyongyang regime because of this process, which violated UN resolutions prohibiting the transfer of weapons.

And assesses Pyongyang and Damascus several years ago continued military relations during the conflict continued for more than two years in Syria. It is believed that North Korea helped Syria build a nuclear power plant destroyed by Israeli warplanes in 2007.

The United States announced Monday that he is stressing that he was already using chemical weapons against civilians in Syria, but it did not fully تتثبت after its source, at the time of exchange and Damascus opposition accusations in this regard.
The opposition announced that 1,300 people were killed in an attack with chemical weapons in Eastern Gota Rural Damascus on 21 August and denied the regime of President Bashar al-Assad to be used such weapons. He declared UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday that the inspectors were able to visit the site on where “visited hospitals and met with survivors and witnesses and doctors, they collected some samples.” – See more at:

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