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Peres: Syria playing double game

Syria talking about peace while handing over Scud missiles to Hezbollah, president tells French PM

Roni Sofer Published: 04.13.10, 22:06 / Israel News

Syria is behaving in a duplicitous manner by talking peace while at the same time handing over dangerous weapons to Hezbollah, President Shimon Peres charged in France Tuesday.

In a meeting with French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, Peres said: "Syria is playing a double game – on the one hand it talks peace, yet at the same time it hands over accurate Scud missiles to Hezbollah so that it can threaten Israel."

Syria's weapon smuggling and the efforts it makes to boost terror groups are incommensurate with its declarations that it desires peace, Peres said.

"Syria's real face had been exposed by the weapon smuggling," he said.

Meanwhile, the French PM said that his country is willing t


Added: Apr-13-2010 
By: aydeo
Iran, Middle East
Tags: Peres, Paris, Syria, Scuds, Hezbollah, Double Game
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