Syria's prime minister warned Israel Saturday that any new Middle East war would be catastrophic for the region and beyond.
Premier Naji al-Otari told reporters after meeting with French Prime Minister Francois Fillon in Damascus, that a new war will have dangerous repercussions not only in the Middle East but also on the international level.
Syria's foreign minister warned Israel earlier this month that any new war would reach Israeli cities.
On Friday Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with the French Prime Minister for discussing bilateral political, economic and cultural relations, Syria's official news agency SANA reported Saturday.
The leaders, who met late on Friday, also discussed the political developments in the region and the stalled peace process.
During the talks, al-Assad highlighted "the need for European countries to assume an active role to force Isr
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