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November 29, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
The European Union lifted its eight-year arms embargo against Syria on Monday, angering Israel, which called the move a mistake. The embargo, imposed in 1986 after allegations of Syrian involvement in a thwarted attempt to smuggle explosives onto an Israeli El Al airliner in London, was lifted at a meeting of EU foreign ministers. The move drew immediate fire from Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres.
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November 29, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
The European Union lifted its eight-year arms embargo against Syria on Monday, angering Israel, which called the move a mistake. The embargo, imposed in 1986 after allegations of Syrian involvement in a thwarted attempt to smuggle explosives onto an Israeli El Al airliner in London, was lifted at a meeting of EU foreign ministers. The move drew immediate fire from Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres.
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