Turkey: Daily Says Chemical Warhead Missile Parts Seized En Route to Syria

January 20, 2012


Huseyin Ozkaya


Taraf Online

Turkish officials reportedly seized four Iranian trucks bound for Syria containing parts to make ballistic missiles. The cargo, which was listed as being shipped from a company in Tehran called Rock Chemie, reportedly included four large cylindrical tanks measuring six meters in length, heat resistant materials, and 66 tons of sodium sulfate. Shipping documents listed the cargo as tanning chemicals. The trucks were held while Turkish authorities examined the seized materials.