Israel planning border fence between Golan Heights and Syria
Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a planned 70 Kilometer border fence along the edge of the occupied Golan Heights, which neighbors Syria, amid fears that the Syrian civil war could spill over or creat an influx of refugees.
This announcement came only a few days after the defense ministry anounced the near completetion of the 150-mile fence along the southern border of Egypt, aimed at keeping out illegal immigrants. In that case, the “Israelis” should get out of Palestine.
Netanyahu warned that “Islamic forces have taken over the area,” thus causing him to pledge to build the fence.
Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday.
“We intend to erect an identical fence, with a few changes based on the actual territory, along the Golan Heights. We know that on other side of our border with Syria today, the Syrian army has moved away, and in its place, global jihad forces have moved in,” Netanyahu told his cabinet meeting. “We will defend this border against both infiltration and terrorism, just as we are successfully doing on the [southern] border.”
Netanyahu said the Syrian regime was “unstable”, and Israel was highly concerned about the country’s chemical weapons capabilities. He then stated that Israel needed a barrier on its frontier with Syria.
The Syrian regime was “very unstable”, said Netanyahu. “The question of chemical weapons here worries us and … we are coordinating our intelligence and readiness with the United States and others so that we might be prepared for any scenario and possibility that could arise.”