Report: Israel spots nuclear installations in Syria - Israel News, Ynetnews
 
Ynetnews > News
Search


   Israel News

Israel News
Israel Opinion
Israel Money
Israel Culture
Jewish
Israel Travel
Jewish Singles
Israel Activism
Shop
Nuclear Buildup

Photo: Israel Air Force
IAF F-15 Photo: Israel Air Force
 
 

Report: Israel spots nuclear installations in Syria

Washington official says Israeli surveillance shows possible Syrian nuclear installation stocked by North Korea, Israeli Arab newspaper claims target of alleged raid last week was Syrian missile base financed by Iran

Ynetnews
Latest Update: 09.12.07, 14:21 / Israel News

Israel believes that North Korea has been supplying Syria and Iran with nuclear materials, a Washington defense official told the New York Times. “The Israelis think North Korea is selling to Iran and Syria what little they have left,” he said.

 

Threat
Syria warns flyovers will have tragic consequences / Roee Nahmias
Damascus warns that international community's silence on Israel's violation of Syrian airspace will have tragic consequences
Full Story

The official added that recent Israeli reconnaissance flights over Syria revealed possible nuclear installations that Israeli officials estimate might have been supplied with material from North Korea.

 

Meanwhile on Wednesday the Nazareth-based Israeli Arab newspaper The Assennara cited anonymous Israeli sources as saying that Israeli jets "bombed a Syrian-Iranian missile base in northern Syria that was financed by Iran... It appears that the base was completely destroyed."

 

According to the Times, American officials confirmed Tuesday that Israeli jets launched an airstrike inside Syria. Sources said that Israel struck at least one target in northeastern Syria, but could not provide more details.

 

The most likely target was, according to some administration officials, weapon caches sent by Iran to Hizbullah through Syria.

 

North Korea commented on the incident Tuesday, calling it a "dangerous provocation", Chinese News Agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday.

 

"This is a very dangerous provocation little short of wantonly violating the sovereignty of Syria and seriously harassing the regional peace and security," a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

 

"The Democratic People's Republic of Korea strongly denounces the above-said intrusion and extends full support and solidarity to the Syrian people in their just cause to defend the national security and the regional peace."

 

First Published: 09.12.07, 08:22

 

talkbacktalkback   PrintPrint  Send to friendSend to friend   
Tag with Del.icio.us Bookmark to del.icio.us

See MorePhoto: APMore than 90,000 Muslims arrive at Temple MountPhoto: ReutersReport: Iranian president to attend UN General Assembly

 

 

 
235 Talkbacks for this article   See all talkbacks
Please wait for the talkbacks to load

 

RSS RSS | About | Contact Us | Help | Privacy Policy | Conditions of use | Advertise with us

Site developed by  RealCommerce - content management experts
Search Marketing by  easynet Search Marketing Firm Application delivery by Application delivery by radware