20:42 GMT11 May 2021
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    The US sent 43 Toyota Hilux pickup trucks to the "moderate opposition" in Syria. The vehicles should have been used by al-Nusra Front, a regional branch of al-Qaeda, but fell into the hands of ISIL, DWN reported.

    ISIL fighters were reported to use Toyota Hilux pickup trucks during their military operations and attacks. At the same time, the US recently sent Syrian rebels 43 vehicles of this model, the newspaper wrote.

    A US official earlier stated that Toyota Hilux vehicles are "essential to support the moderate opposition forces on the ground," referring to the members of al-Qaeda’s regional branch, Al-Nusra Front. However, the trucks were captured by ISIL and may be used by the militants in future attacks.

    Nevertheless, two weeks after the start of the Russian operation in Syria, Washington has once again decided to help the "rebels" and supply them with ammunition, thus potentially repeating the same mistake.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized the initiative, noting that most of the supplies will fall into the hands of terrorist organizations.

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