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  Av 3, 5772 , 22/07/12

Israel Complains to UN about Syrian Border Violation

Chaim Waxman, Israel's Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations, sent a letter to the president of the Security Council, Sunday, in which he said that during their battle with rebels, next to the village of Jubta Al-Hashab, Syrian forces crossed the line drawn in 1974 to separate Syrian forces from Israeli forces in the Golan Heights. The head of UN peacekeeping forces confirmed Israel's complaint and called it a conspicuous violation of the separation of forces. The UN forces asked for clarifications from Syria.

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