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US weapons are stolen in Jordan

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6/27/2016 5:00:45 AM
Posted: 5 months ago
Weapons supplied by the CIA and Saudi Arabia to Jordan, on which territory there is a secret training program for Syrian opposition fighters armed forces are systematically abducted by Jordanian military and intelligence officials, and then resold on the black market. This was reported on Sunday in its electronic version of the newspaper The New York Times.

According to the newspaper, which conducted its own investigation, stealing of "millions of dollars" are carried out by both the Jordanian military and intelligence officers, involved in the training program SAR rebels. It is, in particular, of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, mortars and grenade launchers supplied by the United States for weapons and conduct training. As a result, the Jordanian black market flooded with new models coming from the US weapons that could fall into the hands of including criminal gangs engaged in their illegal sale abroad, writes The New York Times.

The American weapons were intended for opposition, has been used, in particular, during the attack in Amman last November, when were killed five people, including two US citizens. According to the paper, the current situation indicates a "confusing and unintended consequences that result from the program (USA) on arming and training the rebels."