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Ya'alon: Assad regime has repeatedly used chemical weapons in Syria
By YAAKOV LAPPIN, REUTERS
08/21/2013
Defense minister says no end to Syrian conflict in sight; Assad regime has lost control of country, according to Ya'alon.
The regime of Basher Assad has used chemical weapons repeatedly in Syria, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Wednesday, though he did not specifically respond to reports of a

The defense minister noted the formations of ethnic and sectarian enclaves in Syria, including the Kurds in the northeast of the country, who have links to Iraqi Kurds, Allawites in the coastal region linked to Damascus via a corridor, and Sunnis in the north.

Lebanon is linked in to the Iranian-sponsored axis, hence the war from Syria is spilling over into it, Ya'alon said.
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