Obama eased restrictions on arms supplies to Syria


In the document published by the press service of the White house, we are talking about the refusal of constraints on two points of the embargo. In the explanation it talks about providing military equipment to foreign forces, irregular forces, groups or individuals supporting or participating in the antiterrorist operation of the USA in Syria.

The document stresses that the removal of restrictions is important to the national interests of the United States.

The Agency “RIA Novosti” with reference to officials of the Washington administration, signed by Obama Memorandum required to prepare for an offensive on Raqqa, which is called his capital in Syria militants “Islamic state” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization).

American law prohibits deliveries of weapons to Syria, as Washington in 1979 has enabled this country to the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Previously, the Washington Examiner reported the US decision to provide military aid to Middle East countries for $8 billion we are Talking about the fact that Saudi Arabia will receive 48 helicopters CH-47, UAE – 28 helicopters Apache AH 64E, Qatar spare parts for military transport aircraft C-17S.

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