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IDF preparing to take in Syrian refugees


IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (left)

IDF preparing to take in Syrian refugees

IDF Army Chief, Benny Gantz, has said that Israel is preparing for a flood of refugees into the Golan Heights if and when the Assad regime falls. In a meeting with the Knesset’s Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee, Gantz said that members of the Alawite sect, which Assad is a member of, may seek refuge in Israel when Assad falls from power.

Ynetnews, Israel

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