Assad responds to Israel’s Arrow missile


Assad responds to Israel’s Arrow missile
  1. Assad responds to Israel’s Arrow missile
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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad responds to Israels Arrow missile defense system, which shot down a Syrian missile launched against Israeli fighter jets. The Syrian President claimed Russia is significant in preventing a confrontation between the…
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad responds to Israel’s Arrow missile defense system, which shot down a Syrian missile launched against Israeli fighter jets. The Syrian President claimed Russia is significant in preventing a confrontation between the countries. Assad Photo credit: Reuters/ Channel 2 News

After Israel’s Arrow missile defense system shot down a Syrian missile that was launched against Israeli fighter jets last week, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad responded for the first time. Assad claimed that Russia is a significant factor and can prevent a confrontation between Syria and Israel.

“Protecting Syria’s borders is our right and duty,” Assad stated in response to Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s threats to destroy Syria’s aerial defense. “If we don’t do this as a government, the Syrian people will condemn us.”

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