Russian warships head to Syria

July 10th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Damascus, July 10 (IANS/AKI) A fleet of Russian warships Tuesday began sailing towards Syrian ports, Iran’s Arabic TV network al-Alam reported.

Russia has opposed international moves towards a political transition in strife-torn Syria against embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

A bloody 16-month-long crackdown against anti-government protesters in Syria has left thousands of people dead.

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