Russian ship with helicopters for Syrian regime sets sail again
Posted on July 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM EST
The Alaed’s previous attempt to convey the Mi-25 gunships to the regime of of President Bashar al-Assad under a Cura√ßao flag caused anger in London and Washington. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the aircraft would be used to kill innocent civilians.
The ship’s new destination is unclear but maritime data show it was travelling south off Norway on Thursday and is due in Baltiysk on the Baltic coast of Kaliningrad,¬†Russia’s¬†exclave between Poland and Lithuania, on July 17.