Damascus is ready to retaliate against Israel’s recent deadly airstrikes “twice as harsh”, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said Tuesday.

“Syria is always ready to reciprocate twice as harsh [against Israeli attacks]”, Mekdad was quoted as saying by the ministry after Foreign Minister Walid Muallem’s talks with Ali-Asghar Khaji, a special assistant for political affairs to the Iranian foreign minister.

According to Mekdad, Syria “is at war with Israel everywhere”, fighting terrorist groups that he says the latter uses as “tools”.

“The purpose of this attack by Israel is to protect its tools, especially in light of the victories of the Syrian army and its allies”, the diplomat added.

He stressed that at the moment the region needed a calm environment, not an escalation.

“The world, the UN Security Council and the United Nations itself need to understand the danger of such a development since Syria will not keep silent about its right [to retaliate]”, Mekdad noted.

Commenting on Israel’s air raids, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has described the attacks as a gross violation of Syria’s sovereignty and a threat to the regional stability.

Israel has been repeatedly carrying out strikes on the Syrian territory on what it claims Iranian targets justifying its actions with security concerns over alleged Iranian military presence next to its borders. Iran, in turn, has been consistently saying that its presence in Syria as part of counterterrorism assistance was coordinated with Damascus and does not have to be agreed with Israel.

 

Source: Sputnik

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Syria has very patiently withstood Zionist terrorism and aggression for over 70 years now. It is time now to call the Zionist cowards bluff and do some severe damage like Hezbollah lions did in 2006 and since then the Zionists, who are petrified of death, refuse to attack Lebanon. Zionists are mostly Hollywood created fantasy and in reality are weaker than a spiders web, as they live off western charity and all have dual passports and will flee back to US, Europe, Canada, Ukraine, Russia (most of the so-called Russian “Jews” are fake and became overnight “Jews” when USSR collapsed… Read more »

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Would that all people of faith ask GOD to intervene in a most powerful way to punish Israel. He holds the 200 quintillion (200 billion trillions) of stars in place – so is pretty powerful.

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Not sure about the 200 quintillion stars Dr. Padgett but you are the right track :)The so-called Israel is an abomination and an insult to humanity.

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The only abomination is Islam which is even worst than Nazism, Mongolian invasions, the Plague (I mean the big one, the Black Death) and the AIDS.

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al-Nakba v2.0

Funny fact, Stephen Hawking has proven that, just like Earth the universe didn’t needed a “god” to be created…
Hey, try again with the multiverse.

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If you guys read the bible you would know God always stands by Israel and always protects them. They won the war with gods help in 1967 and in the end times the bible tells us a whole slew of nations will try to wipe Israel out and god destroys all their armies and Israel wins.

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Syria cannot afford to go to war with Israel with the country fractured, the economy teetering and their army already unable to sustain an offensive against opposition forces. Israel is not as weak as you’re making them out to be. Their army is well equipped with some of the most modern weapon systems on the planet and they can do incredible amounts of destruction with them. An all out war scenario would leave Syria’s infrastructure destroyed as that’s what Israel will hit first because they know that’s what will hurt the most. It would also allow for the U.S. to… Read more »

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+++ “Syria cannot afford to go to war with Israel with the country fractured, the economy teetering and their army already unable to sustain an offensive against opposition forces.” >>> Even Turkey or KSA couldn’t, and it’d be a true nightmare for any of the big boys… In a drill against US-Navy, USN lost 220 Super-Hornets, 3 carrier fleets and 2 amphibious ships for… 20 F-16 and zero F-15 on Israeli side… In fact, US-Navy fleet was respawned twice since before Super-Hornets reached the combat-zone, Israel had already sunk the aircraft carrier! It was one of the worst “defeat” during… Read more »

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+++ “This is a no-win scenario with Syria with their only outlet to allow the attacks to continue. Syria is trapped in an abusive situation where the only move for survival right now is to allow the abuser to take what it wants” >>> Again : NO! Syria traps herself in this abusive situation by lack of vision and by being too thickheaded! The best move is to go neutral, trash the Iranian+proxies relation, rely on Russia as independence guarantor, imply into a genuine peace treaty with Israel which will greatly help normalising relations with the West (hey, a few… Read more »

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Last year Syria threatened too attack Israel in response to their attacks. An airbase for an air base and so on. It seems words are not that effective as Israel attacks Syria with impunity. The S=300’s were supposed to put a stop to those attacks. Again Israel has laughed at those just as they will laugh at these new threats of retaliation as empty words. How long before the next attacks just to show the emptiness of threats of no consequence. America has their back so they are happy to do as they please. Syria is in no position to… Read more »

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Sound analysis. It is time for Syria to act and let the chips fall where they may. The Zionists are cowards who strut on western weaponry and money and simply will not fight or can afford a long costly land war with daily casualties. Iran and Hezbollah have nothing to lose by calling out the Zionist bluff.

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Most of Israeli weapons are domestically made. In fact, if you understood the arms market, USA needs Israel more than Israel needs USA and Bibi made Israel a start-up nation, they’re world leaders in several science domains, only idiots want to do without them… Any way, Christian civilisation will ALWAYS support Israel against crazy Muhammadans. If you think IDF won’t fight, you’re seriously deluded! BTW, Israel economy is bigger than the Iranian one and they’re 2 generations ahead in MIL-TECH… Long land war? Let me laugh! They won’t even have to bother with it! They bought the C-130 special containers… Read more »

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Praying that the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – a God of justice and righteousness – will very severely punish Israel for this deadly senseless cruel illegal attack upon Syria. May He take Israel out to the holy woodshed and blister its b**t bigtime – so badly it won’t do this again. In Jesus’ name, Amen

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🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
You didn’t red the Bible.

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sell some s400’s to Lebannon. Problem solved comrade.

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Gregory Casey

Not to Lebanon. To Hezbollah IN Lebanon. Problem solved.

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Terrorist have no chance to defeat SAA and take Damascus…so Syria can responde and retaliate these attacks…they have Mig 29 which can be coordinates with S-200/300 operators…Syria have Bastion P missile which can hit Tel Aviv….but they do nothing!..therefore is better to be muted!

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Bastion P stockpile has been demolished by IDF for long.
At $13M/year the MiG-29 maintenance, while it’s barely useless as a strike aircraft, I haven’t seen a single video showing a SyAAF’s ’29 for 2 or 3 years now… The most used assets are L-39 and Su-22

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Instead of messing with Syria They should join efforts and support the SAA to fight terrorism

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It’s up to Assad to break with the Terrorists he’s in bed with (PFLP, Hezbollah, IRGC) and IMHO, IDF is very likely to help if he asks.

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Sadky Syria won’t do s**t..

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You never know, every nation has a threshold and reacts when aggression becomes unbearable. It is best for Iran and the Axis of Resistance to start a slow and commensurate war of attrition against the Zionists. The Zionist economy is western charity based and they are soft luxury oriented criminals, and if life becomes unsafe for them they will fold. The Apartheid regime is South Africa was as evil and brutal as the Zionists, but when ANC started inflicting losses they folded. The French occupation of Algeria was one of the most brutal occupations, but they lost to the FLN,… Read more »

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Its better for the Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister to keep his mouth shut and don’t make life more miserable for himself and the Syrians by making such laughable statements. As of today Syria cannot do 2 shits to Israel and Syria knows it and Israel knows it too. Syria has much better role to play now in getting rid of all the rabid jihadis from Idlib & Hama and just concentrate on that. Israel is exploiting Lebanese Air space freely knowing fully well that Lebanon cannot do anything and the world also cannot do anything or is not bothered so… Read more »

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Some of your points are valid, but Zionists are not that strong. Sometimes it is best to call out a bully and see where the chips fall. Syria has nothing to lose if it responded with commensurate force. The Zionist entity is more hype than reality.

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@Iilya, Zionists have nothing to lose or Syrians have nothing to lose? If Syrians have nothing to lose then why would they be fighting on from 2013 till 2019? Unfortunately for Syria they had to seek help & support as their Army was streched too thin in too many fronts. Help & support came from Hezbollah & IRGC and Russians and only these 2 countries came forward to help & support President Bashar Assad. Their intervention helped in stemming the tide in favor of Syria which was battling so many Jihadi groups all across so many provinces. But when Hezbollah… Read more »

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The headchoppers are part of the Yinon plan so they accepting Zionist assistance is hardly a surprise. The Saudi perverted Wahhabism was created by the British imperialists and then sustained by US and Zionists to sow mayhem in the Muslim world. It is no coincidence that the Balfour declaration on the Occupation of Palestine originated in Britain at a time they were using the Wahhabi Arabs to destroy the Ottoman Turks. The same strategy was used to destroy the USSR via the headchoppers in Afghanistan. Osama bin Ladin and the Arab “Jihadis” were darlings of the CIA and the west… Read more »

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ROFL, Khamenei translated Sayeed Qutb in Farsi, Khomeini started to team with Hassan al-Banna in 1938.
They’re Muslim Brotherhood just like AKP, al-Qaeda, etc!
The plan is to sectarianise secular Syria… for a start!
Muslim Brotherhood are clear : they want to dominate the world…
While the Yinon plan is a phantasm once published in an Israeli newspaper in 1982, where the author was doing recommendations to extend the size of Israel… They did exactly the contrary!
In their place, I’d have finished off PLO/Arafat just after Hafez expelled them from Lebanon in 1994…

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Take care : you’ll get thumbdowned like hëll for using your brain!
+1 from me!

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Fvck off filthy jew rat on a payroll.

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al-Nakba v2.0

I’m neither Jew, nor on payroll, but I can only thank Mossad having helped to prevent many Iranian+Hezbollah attacks in the EU over years! The Jews rock!

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No dude, you get thumbdowned for being a stupid wacko living in a cave, that’s more like it. Get used to it.

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It’s a badge of honour for me to pi$$ off cockroaches like you.

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Israel is fragile. A few thousand rockets on only 3 cities are required to wipe it off the map forever as a Jewish state.

Thank the Arabs for not yet taking the decision to level Tel Aviv to the ground.

If Assad decides to exercise his sampson option one day, israel will vanish from the pages of histoey.

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🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
He has already a hard time wiping out the 150-200k NLF+HTS creeps with the help of Russia and you think he’s able to deal with IDF?
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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The ZioNazis were attacking Syria ever before Iran became involved in the Syrian Patriotic War and I suspect a few well-targeted Missile strikes on Israeli Gov’t in Tel Aviv plus on a few airports & on Water desalination Plants on the Coastline might send a very pointed message to BiBi and his mullahs. Taking out the water infrastructure of which the ZioNazis are so proud would do more to cause mayhem within Israel than anything else.

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There are only Nazislamists… Hitler himself declared having been greatly inspired by pseudo-prophet Muhammad🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 +++”and I suspect a few well-targeted Missile strikes on Israeli Gov’t in Tel Aviv” >>> Israel’s government is not even in Tel-Aviv! They’re in Jerusalem! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 +++”plus on a few airports & on Water desalination Plants on the Coastline” >>> Hitting civilian infrastructures is a war crime! Bravo! Even UNGA will be forced to condemn it just like they condemned the use of human shields by Hamas and their deliberate launches of rockets on civilian populated areas… Oh, BTW, learn about Israeli air defences… Even by… Read more »

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Syrians surely aren’t Persians and it shows. Their Arab blood is all the more evident.

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HUMAN DECISION CAN OVERRULE SKY – Chinese proverb

BUT JEWS MUST LASER TILL VANISH
Then see your ignorance powerful or the truth about everything.
(Other seek DANNY WOO VK in QWANT for book of life, so you aware why you need to keep a distance from subject targeted to destroy cos human were just something replicated from machine)

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Are you a relic from the Chinese opium trade era? your posts make no sense or have any coherence or its a deliberate hasbara act of usual idiocy?

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Iran will be nuked into oblivion. Syria is just a pile of rubble. Zionist power Zionist strength Zionist victory. Kahane showed us the way.

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Fvck off filthy and disgusting Jew, you beast aren’t human but demons, enemies of the real humans..

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Dehumanisation is typical of nazi propaganda : it helps justifying MURDER.

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Israel is fragile. A few thousand rockets on only 3 cities are required to wipe it off the map forever as a Jewish state.

Thank the Arabs for not yet taking the decision to level Tel Aviv to the ground.

If Assad decides to exercise his sampson option one day, israel will vanish from the pages of histoey.

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I think that most of Arab regimes are into normalizing relations with Israel. They’re realising how Amn al-Husseini deceived their grand-fathers or grand-grand-fathers, the only one who is hard at getting Israel can be an excellent neighbour is Assad, but it may not be so far. He understands fast, but you need lengthy explanations until he starts to understand. He wasn’t groomed to become a politician. +++ “If Assad decides to exercise his sampson option one day, israel will vanish from the pages of histoey.” >>> Samson, not “sampson”. You obviously don’t know the history of judge Samson… He shoke… Read more »

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That arrogance will be the death of you all.

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Kahane was the founder of the ultra-orthodox far-right Kach party. Meir Kahane was the 1st victim of al-Qaeda in USA, son Binyamin Ze’ev Kahane was assassinated by PLO Force 17 (Arafat’s private guard) in 2000AD, he also created a far-right party, the Kahane Chai, you surely have seen their logo somewhere : Both parties were banned in 1994, in virtue of Israel 1948 ant-terrorism laws, since they both were implied in violent acts, e.g. the Cave of the Patriarchs massacre where Khahinist supporters massacred 27 Arabs. Had Israeli govt let ’em had their ways, now you’d have a Jewish-Hamas and… Read more »

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The Zionist guard : sorry, Bibi doesn’t agrees with the Kahane nutjob!
PM Netanyahu: Today I’m going to make an unprecedented offer to Iran:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qZORdDEc3Q
Netanyahu offers Israeli water tech to Iran
In English video, PM says he wants to help the Iranian people solve their water crisis despite the regime’s cries of ‘Death to Israel’ :
https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-offers-israeli-water-tech-to-solve-irans-growing-environmental-crisis/