U.S. accused Iran of illegally transporting weapons to the guerrillas in Lebanon
Nov. 11 (Xinhua) 10 U.S. diplomats at the United Nations Security Council has accused Iran of illegally transporting weapons to the Lebanese guerrillas. This is no doubt that Israel’s arms last week intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean Sea, and accused the Iranian arms shipments to Hezbollah in Lebanon accused the United States to give support.
According to Reuters, the U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative Wolf in a closed-door Security Council meeting on the remarks. The closed-door meeting, the task is to discuss the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict has been recent progress in the situation in Lebanon and abroad.
Wolf outlined a U.S. official’s remarks, said, “November 4, disguised as a merchant discovered an arms shipment, it is obvious from Iran bound for Syria. In violation of the United Nations 1747, and the Middle East led to instability in the proliferation of weapons provide conclusive evidence. “
Israeli defense officials said Tuesday, local time Friday night, the navy intercepted near the island of Cyprus a departure from the Iranian arms shipments to Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon vessels. At that time the ship is flying the flag of Antigua, and also disguised as a delivery of medical supplies merchant.
5 Lebanese Hezbollah denied arms shipment intercepted by Israel, the purpose is to give them weapons and delivery charges. Meanwhile, Hezbollah has Israel on the high seas “piracy” has been condemned.