Sunday, April 17, 2016

Syrian Minister Threatens ‘Resistance’ to Capture Golan Heights

Reacting to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration on Sunday that Israel plans to retain the Golan Heights forever, Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad has warned that Syria is prepared to use “all possible ways” to capture the Golan, including military means.

“The Syrian Golan is an occupied Arab land according to the UN Security Council’s resolutions, and the presence of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Forces proves this,” Miqad told the Lebanon-based TV channel al-Mayadeen, the Jerusalem Post reported.
“We have never renounced the resistance and we are ready to recapture the Golan in all possible ways, including military ways. Israel wants to provoke us, but we will never surrender,” Miqdad added. READ MORE