Israel fully supports President Trump’s decision to act against the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Israel welcomes the participation of British PM Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron in this action.
I spoke with Theresa May last night and told her that the important international message of the attack is zero tolerance for the use of non-conventional weapons. I added that this policy needs to also be expressed in preventing terrorist states and groups from having nuclear abilities.
The main element that is subverting the Middle East more than any other is Iran. Assad must understand that when he allows Iran and its proxies to establish a military presence in Syria, he is endangering both Syria and the stability of the entire region.
Over the weekend the IDF thwarted another tunnel from the Gaza Strip toward Israel. We are operating in all sectors on behalf of Israel’s security and we underscore our backing for the IDF soldiers who are guarding our borders.