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  4/26/2013, Iyar 16, 5773

Elkin: American Action in Syria a Test for Iran


Deputy Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin said, Friday morning, that if the United States does not take action against Syria's chemical weapons, "the Iranians will conclude that red lines set by the West are very flexible and will continue to advance their nuclear program." He was interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio in response to American claims, Thursday, of evidence that the Damascus government had used chemical weapons in its war on opposition forces, which U.S. President Barack Obama has called a "red line".

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