Israel to Syria: No plans to attack Lebanon


Following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Paris, the French president coordinated the transfer of a message from Israel to Syria.

The message is that Israel does not intend to attack Syria or Lebanon and that Damascus should stop transferring weapons to Hezbollah and training its fighters in Syria.

Israeli Radio reported on Sunday that Claude Guéant, the general secretary of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, relayed the message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Israel in April accused Syria of transferring Scud missiles to Hezbollah, which Damascus denies.



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