Syria Vows to Recapture Golan from Israel by All Means

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While those of us who stand for Israel applauded the recent American decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, others are not so supportive of the move. Across war-torn Syria, people are protesting the U.S. declaration. So, too, reports The Times of Israel’s Raphael Ahren, is Syrian leadership, who have promised to “liberate every inch” of the territory from Israel:

Syria will not shy away from using force to reconquer “every inch” of the Golan Heights, the country’s foreign minister threatened Thursday.

“Syria will liberate the occupied Golan by all means and all choices are on the table,” Walid Muallem said at a press conference in Damascus alongside his Venezuelan counterpart.

“US President Donald Trump’s decision on the occupied Syrian Golan has a single effect, as it only enhanced the US isolation,” he said. “Our right in the occupied Syrian Golan is firm and can’t be denied by the passage of time, and every inch of the occupied Syrian territories will be liberated…”

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