Russian warships head to Syria

A fleet of Russian warships Tuesday began sailing towards Syrian ports.

Updated: Jul 11, 2012, 00:20 AM IST

Damascus: 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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