Monday, August 29, 2011

Israel fears that Syria is selling chemical weapons to Hamas and Hezbollah

The Israeli authorities are concerned about the possibility that the Syrian army is selling chemical weapons to armed groups such as Hamas or Islamist militia Lebanese political and military group Hezbollah, he confessed the Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren .

In an interview with Wall Street Journal, Oren said literally that Israel is "very concerned about the current situation in Syria and weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons" and said both the U.S. and Israel "are watching very this situation closely. "

The newspaper quoted U.S. intelligence sources in Washington who believe that Damascus stored "vast amounts of chemical weapons" in their arsenals. It is also believed to Syria as "one of the distributors of weapons of mass destruction in the world" with North Korea and Hamas. However, it points out that the U.S. government has no information confirming that Syria has transferred chemical weapons ever to terrorist organizations.

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