Syria's Foreign Ministry sent a written complaint to the United Nations on
Tuesday, saying Israel's actions violated the United Nations charter and a 1974
military disengagement agreement between the two foes.
command said the incident showed that Israel was supporting the anti-Assad
rebels and aimed "to raise their morale which collapsed after the tough blows
struck by our noble armed forces ... especially in Qusair." Syria's army, backed
by Hezbollah, has launched an offensive to capture the central town of Qusair,
which has been in rebel hands for most of the two-year uprising which has now
killed more than 80,000 people, according to the United Nations.
blatant Zionist aggression confirms that any violation, or attempted violation
of the country's sovereignty will be met with immediate and firm retaliation,"
the Syrian army said.