Syria threatens to strike at rebels in Lebanon




 
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Syria threatens to strike at rebels in Lebanon
 
March 15th, 2013  
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Syria threatens to strike at rebels in Lebanon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria has warned it may strike at rebels hiding in neighboring Lebanon if the Lebanese army does not act, the state news agency SANA said on Friday. Syria's Foreign Ministry told its Lebanese counterpart late on Thursday that a "large number" of militants had crossed Lebanon's northern border into the Syrian town of Tel Kalakh over the past two days, SANA said. "Syria expects the Lebanese side to prevent these armed terrorist groups from using the borders as a crossing point, because they target Syrian people and are violating Syrian sovereignty," the diplomatic cable said. ...




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