Gantz: Israel preparing to house Syrian Alawite refugees

Israel is making preparations to house refugees from Syrian President Bashar Assad's minority Alawite sect should his government fall, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Tuesday.
"On the day that the regime falls, it is expected to result in a blow to the Alawite sect. We are preparing to take in Alawite refugees on the Golan Heights," Gantz said.
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