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Russian Gift To Palestinian Authority: 50 APC’s ..

Russia sends Palestine armored cars Tue, 20 Jul 2010 15:20:11 GMT Fifty Russian-made armored personnel carriers have been delivered to Jordan where they are waiting to be transferred to the Palestinian Authority’s security forces. The official delivery ceremony took place on July 19 in Jordan, where the military vehicle was shipped by sea, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. “The Russian armored vehicles will be there until the Palestinian and the Israeli sides agree on the time and ways of its transfer to the western bank of the Jordan River,” the statement added. “We consider it important to do it without delay,” it said.

A Russian paratroopers division using armoured personnel carriers (APC’s) halts before a training exercise in 2008. Russia has delivered 50 armoured personnel carriers to Jordan where they are now waiting to be transferred to the Palestinian security forces, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday. (AFP/File/Kazbek Basayev)

    Temple of Hercules at the Amman Citadel

    A crescent moon is seen behind the Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules at the Amman Citadel, an ancient Roman landmark, in Amman July 18, 2010. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)

    A dancer from Rafael Amargo’s company performs during the Jordan festival at the Amman Citadel, an ancient Roman landmark, in Amman July 15, 2010. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN – Tags: SOCIETY)

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