Israel Political Brief September 15, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Discusses Syria Arms Deal at Yom Kippur War 40th Anniversary Ceremony

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Netanyahu: Efforts to disarm Syria, stop nuclear Iran will be judged by results

Source: Haaratz, 9-15-13

In address at memorial marking 40 years since Yom Kippur War, Netanyahu also says Syria deal must yield ‘complete destruction’ of chemical weapons arsenal.

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President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister MosheYa’alon at a ceremony marking 40 years since the Yom Kippur War. Photo by Noam Moshkovitz

Noam Moshkovitz

President Shimon Peres speaking at a memorial marking 40 years since the Yom Kippur War. Photo by Noam Moshkovitz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel hoped a U.S.-Russian deal to remove Syria’s chemical weapons would result in the “complete destruction” of the arsenal, and urged the international community to apply the same efforts to destroying Iran’s nuclear program.

“We hope the understandings reached between the United States and Russia regarding the Syrian chemical weapons will yield results,” he said in a speech at a memorial ceremony for Israeli soldiers killed in the 1973 Yom Kippur War….READ MORE

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