Israel to UN: Syria border provocation has potential for serious escalation

08.06.2011                      6.Siwan, 5771                      Schawuot 1

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Israel to UN: Syria border provocation has potential for serious escalation

Israeli delegation to UN writes complaint letter over Naksa Day to UN chief, says Syrian government bears responsibility for any harm caused to individuals who tried to breach Israel's border.

The Israeli delegation to the United Nations has dispatched a complaint letter to the UN chief and the president of the UN Security Council condemning Syria's "dangerous provocations" on its border with Israel on Sunday.
Haim Waxman, the deputy chief of Israel's delegation to the UN, stressed in his letter that the Syrian government bears the responsibility for any harm caused to the individuals who tried to breach the disengagement line with Israel on Naksa Day, the anniversary of Israel's victory in the 1967 war….