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July 3, 2012 9:48 am

Assad: If Shot Down Turkish Jet Was Israeli, “I Might Have Been Happy”

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost/Reuters -Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Turkish newspaper he wished the Turkish plane that Syrian forces downed last month had been Israeli.

“The plane was using a corridor which Israeli planes have used three times before. Soldiers shot it down because we did not see it on our radar and because information was not given,” the Cumhuriyet newspaper quoted Assad as saying in an interview published on Tuesday.

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  • kevobx

    Pick a side? The state of Israel is the star of David, fake heritage, this is why they push culture, Esau is art thou / thou art in the Bible who was hidden, the devil is found (John 8:44) *Obadiah 6 How are the things of Esau searched out! how are his hidden things sought up! *The other side? Jesus Christ is the star of Jacob, and where is the God of Jacob? (Matthew 8:11)

  • It seems upon further research that a mistranslation has occurred and Pres.Assad only mentioned the Israeli planes using the flight corridor in the past and was not suggesting he would have been pleased if one had been shot down. The planters of this story may be on the “Military Intervention in Syria NOW but not us Armchair Generals personally” side of the debate.

    My truth radar may need some adjustment. I don’t want to end up flying into confusing, dangerous air zones now do I…