Israel warns: Satellite images show Iran building long-range missile site in Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com

By Geostrategy-Direct

Security analysts say satellite images show Iran is constructing a facility in northwestern Syria for the manufacturing of long-range Scud missiles.

Iranian test-launch of an Emad ballistic missile. / Wikimedia Commons

The analysts said the facility was similar to a rocket factory near Teheran, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Aug. 17.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was closely monitoring the situation and would act against any threats.

“Our policy is clear: We vehemently oppose the military buildup by Iran and its proxies, primarily Hizbullah, in Syria and we will do whatever it takes to protect Israel’s security,” Netanyahu said. …

The construction project stretches several kilometers along Wadi Jahannam, which is 8 kilometers from Baniyas.

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