Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov didn’t accuse the U.S. of arming Syrian rebels as it has been reported in the media on Wednesday. According to Bloomberg, a mistranslation of Lavrov's comments by Iranian media is at the origin of the error.
At a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Lavrov reportedly accused the U.S. on Wednesday to provide weapons to Syrian rebels after he was asked to comment on U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s accusations that Russia is fuelling the Syrian conflict by delivering attack helicopters to Syria.
The Iran's state-run Mehr news agency had Lavrov saying:
An audio recording of the conference reveals that what the Foreign Minister actually said was: