Saudi urges firm global stance on Israel threats

The Saudi government on Monday urged a firm stance by the international community regarding threats by Israel against Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinians.

Saudi urges firm global stance on Israel threats

The Saudi government on Monday urged a firm stance by the international community regarding threats by Israel against Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinians.

"(The cabinet) appeals to the international community on the need for a rigorous position about these (Israeli threats) and to step up efforts to end the continuous inhumane Israeli practices against the Palestinian people," the cabinet said after its weekly meeting chaired by King Abdullah.

Syria warned Israel against of pushing the Middle East towards a new war.

In response to the warning, Israel's foreign minister threatened to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in any future war.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reassured Syria that Israel sought "peace" after the threats of Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Agencies

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