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“Nasrallah’s troops” now on the Jordanian border raises fears in Amman

Interesting piece translated tonight by our

Note how the anti-Hezbollah daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi puts the Russian response: essentially, Moscow seems to say, dont worry about Hezbollah on your border…. it will be fine.

“…And this allusion had been directly heard from him by Al-Quds al-Arabi on many occasions… Still, what is mostly alarming for Amman is the presence of Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah forces near the Jordanian city of Ramtha, which is said to have been subject to several infiltration attempts by the Lebanese Hezbollah, prior to the Arab spring…

“…At this level exclusively, Jordan received a reassuring message from Moscow saying that all the “military parties” in Syria will show discipline and operate based on a set program…, assuring there was no need to fear the presence of Hezbollah’s and the Revolutionary Guard’s armed men in Daraa. The second was the clear message sent by the Jordanian army, saying it was ready to resort to all military options to prevent any attempt to approach the Jordanian border from whichever side, using firepower…”


Written by nickbiddlenoe

January 27, 2016 at 7:06 pm

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