News Briefs

  Iyar 15, 5767 , 03/05/07

Meridor: Syria Amassing Large Force on Israel's Border

Salai Meridor, Israel's ambassador in Washington, DC, said Wednesday that Syria has greatly increased the size of the force it has along the border with Israel, and that it had not built up such a large force "since Yom Kippur" (i.e., the 1973 Yom Kippur War).

IBA radio quoted Meridor as saying that Israel had sent a message to Damascus clarifying it had no intention to attack it.
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