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Israel Worried About Syrian Weapons in Hands of Hezbollah

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Weapons collected after Libya's National Transitional Council declared full liberation of the country. Similar weapons are believed to be inside Syria. Photo: Giovanni Diffidenti.

UPI -Israel is increasingly concerned that Syria could transfer missiles and chemical weapons to Hezbollah in neighboring Lebanon if the embattled Damascus regime loses control of military bases to increasingly militarized rebel forces.

Israel is even prepared to use military force to prevent Hezbollah, a key all of both Syria and Iran, getting its hands on Syria’s advanced weaponry, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, head of the Israel’s Northern Command that borders Lebanon and Syria, warned May 31.

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