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Syria: CIA and Mossad Commanding Armed Terrorists from Turkey

Syrian Envoy to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari said the US intelligence agency (CIA) and Israeli spy agency, Mossad, are guiding and commanding armed groups operating in Syria from Turkey’s soil.

In a letter to the UN Security Council, Jaafari unveiled involvement of the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in insecurities in Syria, and noted, “The Israeli regime, the US, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are operating and managing military operation centers inside Turkey’s oil to provide support for armed groups in war with the Syrian regime.”

“Turkey has established military command centers on its soil that are being operated and managed by intelligence services of the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar,” the letter said, Syria-News website reported on Saturday.

“These military centers command armed insurgents’ battles in Aleppo and other cities after large groups of terrorists and rebels enter the Syrian Soil,” the envoy said in his letter, adding that these countries are arming and providing safe havens for terrorists.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.

In October, calm was eventually restored in the Arab state after President Assad started a reform initiative in the country, but Israel, the US and its Arab allies are seeking hard to bring the country into chaos through any possible means. Tel Aviv, Washington and some Arab capitals have been staging various plots in the hope of stirring unrests in Syria once again.

The US and its western and regional allies have long sought to topple Bashar al-Assad and his ruling system. Media reports said that the Syrian rebels and terrorist groups have received significantly more and better weapons in recent weeks, a crime paid for by the Persian Gulf Arab states and coordinated by the United States.

The US daily, Washington Post, reported in May that the Syrian rebels and terrorist groups battling the President Bashar al-Assad’s government have received significantly more and better weapons in recent weeks, a crime paid for by the Persian Gulf Arab states and coordinated by the United States.

The newspaper, quoting opposition activists and US and foreign officials, reported that Obama administration officials emphasized the administration has expanded contacts with opposition military forces to provide the Persian Gulf nations with assessments of rebel credibility and command-and-control infrastructure.

Opposition activists who four months ago said the rebels were running out of ammunition said in May that the flow of weapons – most bought on the black market in neighboring countries or from elements of the Syrian military in the past – has significantly increased after a decision by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Persian Gulf states to provide millions of dollars in funding each month.

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