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  Elul 16, 5767 , 30/08/07

Israel Says Russia Behind Syria Tension with Israel

A source in the Defense Ministry charged Thursday that Russia has been behind the recent tensions between Syria and Israel.

Syria has accused Israel of gearing up for war over most of the summer, however, Israeli officials said this week that the situation has quieted down and that the threat of war this summer seems to be over.  They would not cite specific information to back up the claims, saying it was classified.

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