Syrian regime publicly criticizes neighboring Jordan over rebel training camps

Published April 4th, 2013 - 03:34 GMT
Rebel fighter load their weapons in the Sheikh Maqsud neighborhood in Aleppo on April 4, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF)
Rebel fighter load their weapons in the Sheikh Maqsud neighborhood in Aleppo on April 4, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF)

Government controlled media outlets in Syria have warned Jordan to stop housing rebel training camps in their country or risk falling into the "volcanic crater" of the Syrian conflict, AP reported.

The radio broadcast and front-page editorial both sharply criticized neighboring Jordan for supposedly housing the camps, designed to assist the opposition fighters.

Jordan has so far remained neutral on the issue of Syria, although it has built refugee camps near the border to re-house those fleeing the conflict. 

Although Amman has publicly denied that any such training camps exist, U.S. and Western officials have both reported that there are indeed camps

 

 

 


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