urkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Russia of supplying munitions to the Syrian government, after Turkish jets intercepted a plane traveling from Moscow to Damascus on Wednesday. Russian officials deny the claim, but Erdogan told reporters that "[military] equipment and ammunitions" were being dispatched "from a Russian agency... to the Syrian defense ministry." Syria subsequently accused Turkey of piracy after it confiscated the allegedly illegal cargo. Turkey intercepted the plane after it had received "an intelligence tip-off" that the plane had restricted cargo on board. The claim comes as tensions between Syria and Turkey, who have been exchanging mortar fire, continue to rise.
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