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November 2, 2013 2:00 pm

Official: Syria Won’t Retaliate Against Israel

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad waving to an admiring crowd. Photo: Syrianpresidency Instagram account.

Ynet – The American leak cleared the fog around the Israeli attack in Latakia, but like in previous attacks alleged to the Israeli Air Force, Jerusalem estimates that a Syrian retaliation is not forthcoming.

A senior Israeli official, while declining to confirm any Israeli attack, did not expect Syria to respond: “Assad is disarming (his chemical weapons) out of his own interests. He knows how to make the necessary distinctions,” the official told Reuters.

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