Israeli minister calls for incinerating Damascus, Beirut
Jerusalem: 8 October, 2003 (IAP News) An Israeli cabinet minister said Wednesday that Israel should carry out devastating air strikes against Syria an Lebanon if Palestinian resistance groups continued to fight Israel's colonialist occupation.
The minister, Avigdor Lieberman, said Israel should "incinerate Beirut and Damascus" in retaliation for resistance attacks in the West Bank.
"We should take advantage of our military superiority and visit Syrian and Lebanon with destruction for their support of Hamas and Islamic Jihad."
Lieberman had called for bombing several Arab and Islamic capitals including Tehran and the Aswan Adam in Egypt.
The current Israeli government includes some of the most extremist right-wing figures who openly advocate ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from their homeland.
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