Looting has been a feature of the War on Syria led by Turkey who has benefitted from the looted goods. Early on when the Russians intervened in September 2015, they started by destroying coloumns of oil truck traffic operated by Daesh into Turkey. The Turks benefitted from this contraband traffic.
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – Russian Aerospace Forces’ airstrikes against trucks smuggling oil from Syria into Turkey by Daesh (Islamic State), prohibited in numerous countries including Russia and the United States, have helped in revealing the volume of theft from Syria’s natural resources, Syrian Electrical Energy Minister Imad Hamis told Sputnik.
It has also been stated that wholesale looting of factories in Aleppo which were dismantled and shipped to Turkey took place early on during the war.
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