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  Elul 3, 5772 , 21/08/12

IDF Commander: Events in Syria May Affect Israel

The commander of the IDF’s Ga'ash Division, Tamir Heyman, said on Monday that the events in Syria may affect the Israeli border and as such, Israel should increase its preparedness in the north.

“We are in a time period of a regional upheaval and instability. Across the border in Syria, a bloody civil war is being waged,” Heyman said, adding, “This situation requires a high level of preparedness in order to deal with possible surprises.”

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