Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Israeli Cabinet Minister Says Time Has Come to Assassinate Assad

Construction and Housing Minister Yoav Galant (Kulanu) said on Tuesday that the time had come to assassinate Syrian President Bashar Assad. Galant, who was speaking at a conference on ground fighting, said that Assad was a despicable murderer who was perpetrating genocide.

"The reality whereby Syria executes people, intentionally uses chemical weapons to hurt them and now, in the most recent move of extremism, is burning their bodies – this has not been seen in the world in 70 years," said the minister, who frequently speaks out on political matters.

On Monday, the U.S. State Department announced that Assad had set up a crematorium next to Saydnaya Military Prison, where thousands have been executed since the start of the war .... http://www.haaretz.com