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Bibi: Israel Keeping Arms from Hezbollah

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As we're reporting in today's Daily Dispatch, Israel has allegedly struck a Syrian weapons cache. In response, The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports, PM Netanyahu said the Israeli military will do what is needed to keep Iranian weapons out of the hands of such terrorists as Hezbollah:

Following reports of an Israeli airstrike on a weapons depot in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that Israel is prepared to take action to prevent advanced munitions from reaching the Hezbollah terrorist group.

“We have a longstanding policy to prevent the transfer of game-changing weapons to Hezbollah in Syrian territory. This policy has not changed. We back it up, if necessary, with action,” he said at an event with NATO officials in Jerusalem.

However, the prime minister did not confirm that the Israel Defense Forces conducted the predawn strike, which the Syrian military claimed hit the military base of al-Qutayfah, outside Damascus...

Tags: Syria , Netanyahu , Hezbollah

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