Iran was shipping ammonium nitrate to Hezbollah


Against the background of the Beirut port bombing, the German newspaper “Welt” published an article under the title: “Explosive strings lead to Hezbollah.”The newspaper confirmed that it “has documents revealing that Hezbollah has received during the past years 3 shipments of ammonium nitrate with a volume of 620-670 tons, which is a substance used in the manufacture of explosives.

The newspaper revealed that “the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard was responsible for the transfer operations to Hezbollah.”

The newspaper pointed out that “in the first delivery on July 16, 2013, a total of 270 tons of ammonium nitrate were delivered from Iran to Lebanon and the costs amounted to the equivalent of 179.399 euros and on October 23 of the same year, another 270 tons of ammonium nitrate were delivered, and this is The time is equivalent to 140,693 euros and in the third delivery, the amount of ammonium nitrate delivered is uncertain, but can be roughly estimated based on costs as a total of one billion Iranian riyals was paid for delivery on April 4, 2014 (about 61,438 euros) and compared to the value of the other two shipments. , The last shipment could range between 90 and 130 tons. “The newspaper pointed out that “the three shipments constituted about 630 to 670 tons of ammonium nitrate.”

The newspaper revealed that “the shipment in October 2013 was transported in flexible bulk containers by plane, and it is supposed to be with one of the Iranian private airlines officially, which is the front companies of the Revolutionary Guards and one of them, Mahan Airlines.”

She pointed out that “other shipments were delivered by sea or land, for example across the Syrian border,” noting that “Hezbollah is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his war against the opposition in his country, and Iranian arms shipments are often delivered to Hezbollah.” Through Syria to Lebanon, or delivered to units in Syria itself. ”


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