WAR DRUMS: Israel warns “If Iran acts against Israel, we’ll topple Assad”


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WAR DRUMS: Israel warns “If Iran acts against Israel, we’ll topple Assad”

WAR DRUMS: Israel warns “If Iran acts against Israel, we’ll topple Assad”

“If the Iranians act against Israel from Syrian territory, Syrian President Bashar Assad and his regime will be those that pay the price.”  That is the clear message from senior officials in the Israeli defense establishment and IDF after the top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called a strike on the Syrian T-4 air base “Israel’s crime” and said the alleged act would “not remain without response.” B

“Assad’s regime and Assad himself will disappear from the map and the world if the Iranians do try to harm Israel or its interests from Syrian territory,” said senior officials in the defense establishment. “Our recommendation to Iran is that it does not try to act, because Israel is determined to continue on this issue to the very end,” the officials said. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Tuesday that Israel will take all necessary steps to prevent Iran from establishing a permanent military base in Syria. READ MORE