Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Israel not concerned Assad will use chemical weapons against it, top minister says

Israel does not believe embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad will use chemical weapons against the Jewish state, a senior minister said Sunday, amid reports that the depots in the war-torn country are being readied for use.

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya’alon told Israel Radio that he saw no indication Assad was going to use the country’s large stores of weapons on Israel.

http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-not-concerned-assad-will-use-chemical-weapons-against-it-top-official-says/