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  Iyar 29, 5773 , 09/05/13

Syria will 'Respond Immediately' to Next Israeli Attack

Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Mekdad told Agence France Presse, Thursday, "The instruction has been made to respond immediately to any new Israeli attack without (additional) instruction from any higher leadership, and our retaliation will be strong and will be painful against Israel." Interviewed in Damascus, Al-Mekdad said, "They absolutely did not achieve their objective and they lied when they said they are targeting Hezbollah."

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