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January 25, 1983
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Israel charged Monday that Syria’s new Soviet missiles, delivered to it in recent weeks, pose a serious threat to Israel’s security. In a letter to the UN Security Council, Yehuda Blum, Israel’s Ambassador, said that the newly introduced long-range Soviet missiles are capable of penetrating deep into Israel’s airspace and other neighboring countries,” Israel, for its part, cannot be expected to ignore the serious threat to its security inherent in these recent Syrian activities,” Blum declared.

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