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Assad: Let No One Dare Touch the Resistance

Syrian President Bashar Assad has warned that Hizbullah's rifle was directed at Israel, saying no one should dare touch the resistance and its arms, al-Akhbar daily reported Thursday.

The newspaper also quoted Assad as calling for restraint in Lebanon and unification of weapons to confront Israel.

Damascus visitors told al-Akhbar that the Syrian president has expressed concern over the situation in Lebanon, saying that tight coordination between Syria and Saudi Arabia could keep calm in the country.

According to Assad, all Lebanese sides should benefit from this atmosphere to consolidate the interior.


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