The interview of Jürgen Todenhöfer with the Al Nusra rebel commander Abu Al Ezz
Jürgen Todenhöfer: What is the relationship between you and the US? USA support the rebels?
Abu Al Ezz: Yes, the United States support the opposition, but not directly. They support the countries that support us. But we are not yet satisfied with this support. They should support us with sophisticated weapons. We won the battles thanks to “TOW” rockets. We have achieved these missiles strike a balance with the regime. The tanks we got from Libya via Turkey. The Syrain regime surpasses us only with its combat aircraft, missiles and missile launchers.
We have captured some of their rocket launcher and get a great deal from abroad. But we have by the American “TOW” missiles, the situation in some areas under control.
To Whom did the USA give the missiles to before they were brought to you? Has the US initially given this rocket to the Free Syrian Army and were they passed on from there to you?
No, the missiles were given to us directly. They were delivered to a specific group. When the was ‘Road’ locked and we were besieged, we had officers from Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Israel and America here.
What were these officers?
Experts! Experts for the use of satellites, rockets, reconnaissance and thermal security cameras.
Were there any American experts?
Yes, experts from several countries