Syria warns about crushing response to aggressors

Syria warns about crushing response to aggressors
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:09:38

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad said Damascus will give crushing response to aggressors in the same way that the country responded to an Israeli warplane’s aggression recently.

(Tasnim) -- “Anyone who dares to launch offensive against Syria will fate a destiny similar to the Israeli warplane’s,” Meqdad said on Sunday in a ceremony held in the Iranian embassy in Damascus to celebrate the 39th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

He described the Syrian army’s move to shoot down the Israeli F-16 fighter jet as an ‘achievement’ and said, this “shows that Syria has adopted the decision to defeat its enemies.”

The remarks came after an Israeli F-16 fighter jet was shot down by Syrian military on Saturday while targeting what it called Iranian sites responsible for launching a drone into occupied Golan Heights.

Pro-government military alliance in Syria said in a statement on Saturday that Israel would see a severe and serious response to its "terrorism" from now on.

The statement also said the drones -one of which Israel claims to have shot down- were being used against Isis terrorist group.

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