“All the accusations of the American side… have no basis
and are untrue,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Savinykh
said. Syria is embroiled in civil war with President Bashar
al-Assad battling an insurgency that grew out of popular
The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it was designating
Syria’s Army Supply Bureau and Belarus-based weapons company
Belvneshpromservice as contributing to the proliferation of
weapons of mass destruction.
In March 2011, the Army Supply Bureau prepared to receive
possible fuses for general purpose aerial bombs from
Belvneshpromservice, according to the Treasury.