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Thu Feb 9, 2012, 03:44 PM

Israel: We Will Act To Prevent Syria's Chemical Weapons From Reaching Hezbollah [View all]

Tel Aviv has expressed grave concerns about the fate of Syria's weaponry should Bashar al Assad fall, saying they pose as great a threat to Israeli security as Iranian nuclear development.

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Syria's massive stockpile of weapons includes surface-to-air missiles, high-trajectory long-range rockets and missiles, biological and chemical weapons, which are currently under the watchful guard of government troops.

An Israeli defence official was quoted last week in free Israeli daily Israel Hayom, a paper closely affiliated with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, warning that the transference of chemical weaponry to Lebanon would be tantamount to a declaration of war by the Lebanese government, adding that Israel would act to prevent such a move.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/9066222/Israel-We-will-act-to-prevent-Syrias-chemical-weapons-from-reaching-Hezbollah.html

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