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Ya’alon: Israel Still Has Syria ‘Red Lines’

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Benjamin Netanyahu and Moshe Ya'alon observe a war drill in the Golan Heights, June 26, 2013. Photo: Israel GPO.

Ynet – Israel will not intervene in the Syrian crisis “unless red lines that we set are crossed,” Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Sunday. “The Syrian regime knows that those who challenge us will meet the IDF’s firepower.”

Speaking at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s international annual summit in Herzliya, Ya’alon said Syrian President BasharAssad “blatantly used chemical weapons against his own people,” adding that Israel was “preparing for the consequences of action (against Syria) and also for the consequences of inaction.”

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