Syrian FM says Israel ‘playing with fire’ after overnight strikes

YnetNews.com reports: “Syria’s foreign minister Faisal al-Meqdad, said on Thursday that Israel was ‘playing with fire’ following Israeli strikes near Damascus and on Aleppo’s international airport the previous evening.

On Wednesday, A missile attacks attributed to Israel, damaged the Aleppo airport and soon after a second attack also attributed to the Israeli military, was reported in the Damascus area.

The strikes resulted in material damage only, according to state news agency SANA, which said Syria’s air defenses shot down a number of Israeli missiles around the capital.

In a letter to the UN security council, the minister confirmed that the airport runway was damaged and put out of commission and that navigation equipment was also destroyed…”

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