The leaders of Israeli’s Druse community in Lebanon, Walid Jumblatt, rejected on Sunday the idea that Israel could be a source of help for the Druse community in neighboring Syria which has come under threat recently by the advance of the Islamic State and the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front.
Speaking in an interview to air Sunday night on “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” broadcast on New York’s AM 970 The Answer and Philadelphia’s NewsTalk 990 AM, Jumblatt stated, “I don’t want at any price the so-called help of the Israelis who are playing a very dubious and suspicious role.”
Jumblatt’s comments came a week after Israeli Druse attacked an IDF ambulance carrying wounded Syrians for treatment in Israel, killing one person and wounding another. The attackers believed that the wounded Syrians were members of the Nusra Front, which are threatening the Druse community in the village of Hader, just over the border in the Syrian Golan Heights.
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