Netanyahu admits Israel hit Hezbollah-bound arms in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pictured on April 10, 2016, admitted that the country had carried out attacks in neighbouring Syria with which it is still officially at warPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu openly admitted Monday for the first time that Israel had attacked dozens of convoys transporting weapons in Syria destined for the Jewish state’s arch-enemy Hezbollah. It was the first clear public acknowledgement by the Israeli premier that the country had carried out attacks in neighbouring Syria with which it is still officially at war. In December, Netanyahu told reporters Israel did “everything to prevent weapons, particularly lethal ones, being moved from Syria to Lebanon” where the Shiite Hezbollah is based.

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