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Greece Detains Ship Boarded with Weaponry and Heading towards Lebanon

1 March 2016 15:38

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Local media outlets in Turkey reported that the Greek coast guards detained on Sunday a Turkish ship boarded with weaponry, adding that it heading towards Lebanon.

The ship which took off from the Turkish city of Izmir on February 4 was boarded with six containers, two of them hold weapons and munitions.

The Greek authorities also arrested all the crew members who are: six Syrians, four Indians and a Lebanese.

Al-Manar correspondent noted that the Turkish officials have not commented on the report.

It is worth noting that Turkey has been providing the terrorist groups in Syria with weaponry, inflaming the crisis which erupted in 2011.

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