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Top Syrian Cleric Warns West: If You Attack Syria We Will ‘Prepare Suicide Bombers Who Are Already In Your Countries’


Voice of America – “Syria’s top Sunni Muslim cleric has warned Western countries against military intervention, threatening to retaliate with suicide bombings in the United States and Europe if his country comes under attack.

Grand Mufti Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun gave a speech and told the U.S. and Europe that ‘we will prepare suicide bombers who are already in your countries if you bomb Syria or Lebanon.’

The state-appointed cleric and loyalist of Syria’s embattled President Bashar al-Assad spoke to a delegation of Lebanese women who came to offer their condolences for his son’s death earlier this month at the hands of unknown gunmen.

Hassoun’s comments follow another warning by Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, who threatened ‘tough measures’ against any country that recognizes the newly formed opposition Syrian National Council. Moallem called the group ‘illegitimate.'” Read more.

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