Minister of defence: refrain from Hezbollah to exploit the fall of Assad to chemical weapons arming

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Minister Ehud Barak toured the Golan Heights and Northern command and stressed that the IDF
“Following closely” following events in Syria. Note that the Elimination of Assad’s regime officials “makes a lot of the fall”

תאריך: 12/07/2012, 11:09    
מחבר: יונתן אוריך, אתר צה”ל

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak the value (v) tour of the Golan Heights and Northern command, with commanders of forces in the field. The Minister referred to the events of the last 24 hours in Syria and to kill senior regime of President Bashar Al-Assad by opposition forces and speculated that “what happened yesterday in Damascus will fall in much of the
Assad “.

The Defense Minister noted that “the people who died are the nearest.
The blow is very hard, it’s very difficult to hit the radical axis, the Iranians and Hezbollah, they only support Assad’s family.

“Control of Syria under Assad family to become looser and where the Assad family falls and nobody can know what happens next,” he added, saying the Minister,
“We’re afraid that ever claimed the order could lead to the fall of sensitive systems: material has chemical weapons in Syria, are scattered throughout the country and there are a lot of guns.”

The Defense Minister stressed that the IDF tracking crashes during the possibility of Assad, Hezbollah will try to move Syria into Lebanon advanced weapons systems or surface-to-surface missiles, or chemical weapons. “We are monitoring closely,” said the Minister, noting that the IDF are also possible refugee wave leakage towards Syria the Golan Heights, saying that “If you have to stop waves of refugees – stop them.”

“We also consider the possibility that the fighting in Syria on civil war grows,
Raise the risk that the Cup remains between the two sides takes even in the period after the fall of
Assad to continue the civil war, chaos, and in it we can find the level
The Golan Heights became part of the packer which can run also terrorist. Therefore we need
In this area to be quiet, confident but vigilant “, said the Minister.

Translated from Hebrew