Assad: Possibility of war must not be ruled out

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 21, 2006 14:53




Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that the possibility of a new war in the Middle East cannot be ruled out. Assad said he believed Israel could decide to attack Syria, because, he said, it was "looking for a way out of the crisis it is in through a new [military] adventure." Israel might use the excuse that Syria was aiding Iran to attack it, Assad said. In this case, "Syria will resist, stand strong and never give in," Assad told Lebanon's As-Safir newspaper on Thursday.


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