Skip to comments.Report: Syria agrees to hide Iran nukes
Posted on 12/20/2005 10:47:51 AM PST by West Coast Conservative
Syria has signed a pledge to store Iranian nuclear weapons and missiles.
The London-based Jane's Defence Weekly reported that Iran and Syria signed a strategic accord meant to protect either country from international pressure regarding their weapons programs. The magazine, citing diplomatic sources, said Syria agreed to store Iranian materials and weapons should Teheran come under United Nations sanctions.
Iran also pledged to grant haven to any Syrian intelligence officer indicted by the UN or Lebanon. Five Syrian officers have been questioned by the UN regarding the Hariri assassination, Middle East Newsline reported. "The sensitive chapter in the accord includes Syria's commitment to allow Iran to safely store weapons, sensitive equipment or even hazardous materials on Syrian soil should Iran need such help in a time of crisis," Jane's said.
The accord also obligated Syria to continue to supply the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah with weapons, ammunition and communications. Iran has been the leading weapons supplier to Hizbullah, with about 15,000 missiles and rockets along the Israeli-Lebanese border.
The accord, negotiations of which began in 2004, was signed on Nov. 14 and meant to prepare for economic sanctions imposed on either Iran or Syria. Under the accord, Jane's said, Iran would relay financial aid to Syria in an effort to ease Western sanctions in wake of the UN determination that Damascus was responsible for the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
Iran also pledged to supply a range of military aid to Syria. Jane's cited technology for weapons of mass destruction as well as conventional arms, ammunition and training of Syrian military.
Teheran would seek to upgrade Syrian ballistic missiles and chemical weapons systems. Under the accord, Iran would also be prepared to operate "advanced weapon systems in Syria during a military confrontation." Jane's said.
"The new strategic accord is based on the existing military MoUs, with the addition of the sensitive chapter dealing with cooperation in times of international sanctions or military conflict," Jane's reported.
They can hide them with Saddam's WMDs.""
Just what I believe happened from the git-go.
The good news about this is that perhaps we can expose Syria and it's lies at the same time we unleash bunker buster bombs which take out all of the stash from both Iran and Iraq.
Syria is playing a very dangerous game.
"Destroy Irans ability to produce oil."
I would hate to see what effect this would have on the price of oil, but sometimes you have to make tough decisions.""
The oil reserves would be intact. The above ground structures would be destroyed, but other oil producing countries would love to step in and sell more oil in place of Iran's sales. IMO.
Glad to be aboard Sage. Thanks..........
NOW you are advocating nuking AMERICANS.
And I know you are just saying that. Maybe saying stupid crap like that makes you feel big. You don't have the balls to actually do it.
hey guys look!!
Tigerseye FINALLY grew a pair big enough to respond.
And he responds by saying he wants to nuke parts of America too, since those parts are apparently NOT in lock-step with him.
Nuke a buncha RINOs.
Hey, it's the Brokeback Cowboy. I just got back on line. Saw your nutless keyboard puffer-post. Bite me!
I'm mighty glad it's not near any of the hot buttons.
over here. Tigers-ass errr Tigerseye wants to nuke Americans now.
It seems to be on your hot button, huh Twink? ; )
That's it, Michelle, call for some help.
BTW, what the hell is a "keyboard puffer"???
you can't even make fun of someone without stepping on yourself....LOL
I am trying to get help in deciphering that "keyboard puffer" slam you dumbass.....
my UNIVERSAL TRANSLATOR went tilt trying to figure our your stupidity....
Almost. As weak as it does get is your first post to me.
It took two days for TigersEye to respond because he finally got out of school for Christmas break and Mom's still at work so he can sneak on the computer and make juvenile posts.