Iran declines reports of arms supplies to Syria

February 26th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS  

Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) Iran has rubbished the media reports saying that it has sent weapons to Syria, ISNA news agency reported Saturday.

The Islamic republic of Iran rejects any military intervention in Syria’s developments and dismisses reports on weapons delivery to the Syrian government, Xinhua quoted Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast as saying.

Iran’s position on Syria has always been supporting any reform in favour of the Syrian people, he said.

Earlier, media reported that Iran has kept supplying Syria with arms to assist its government to crack down on the opposition.

Iran has been the supporter of the Syrian government “as the front line of resistance” against its arch enemy Israel, and has accused the militants fighting Syrian administration as the ” terrorists” backed by the West.

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