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Originally posted by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
They're just fishermen put out of business, not enemy mercenaries.
Originally posted by djvexd
reply to post by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
Once again, russia claims to have had the vessel under surveillance the WHOLE time. They HAVE that capability. So why would it take "12 destroyers" and HK subs to rescue and follow one timber hauler?[edit on 2-9-2009 by djvexd]
Originally posted by PsykoOps
I don't know. I sure as hell haven't seen any indication that he has anything to do with this incident. Zero, zip... none.
But in an Aug. 18 statement, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said that Peres had discussed "the sale of Russian weapons and military hardware to countries hostile to Israel" with his Russian counterpart, Dmitri Medvedev, on that day during four hours of closed-door talks in the Russian city of Sochi. According to the statement, Peres "stressed that Israel has concrete proof of Russian weapons being transferred to terrorist organizations by Iran and Syria, especially to Hamas and Hizballah."A spokeswoman for the Israeli President declined to elaborate on any connection with the Arctic Sea.