Israel Aims to Break Up Syria-Iran Alliance

[Washington Times] Nicholas Kralev - Israel's envoy to the U.S., Sallai Meridor, said Tuesday that the main reason his government began talks with Syria earlier this year was to "bring about a strategic repositioning" in the Middle East by breaking up Damascus' alliance with Iran. He said a "U-turn" in Syria's policy is a "litmus test" for reaching a broad peace agreement with Damascus. "There can't be true peace if Syria continues to align with the Iranian regime and with terror groups," such as Lebanon's Hizbullah.

2008-09-11 01:00:00

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