Russia, Iran, China fork out $500m per month for Syrian war effort

“It’s not that bad to have the Russians, the Chinese and Iranians behind you, Syria’s deputy prime minister Qadri Jamil told the Financial Times Monday. They are helping us “politically, militarily and also economically,” he said. DEBKAfile: This amounts to an injection from the three countries of $6 bn per annum to the Syrian war chest, of which, according to Jamil, Tehran contributes $4 billion. He also revealed that ships “under the Russian flag” deliver oil and related products to Syria. “We are wating for someone to attack them.”

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