Israel and Jordan chide Syria

Tuesday, March 08, 2005 | 
Israel and Jordan have rejected Syria's troop redeployment in Lebanon, saying they will accept nothing less than a complete Syrian withdrawal. Yesterday, Syria agreed to pull back its forces to the Bekaa Valley in Eastern Lebanon by the end of March but said a complete withdrawal would be subject to future negotiations between the two countries. "We hope that Syria will make the right decisions,” Jordan's King Abdullah said in a rare interview on Israeli television. “And we hope that the Syrians will tackle these issues in a manner that we're all hoping that they will.” Israel believes the Syrian redeployment is a tactic to divert international pressure, while maintaining the occupation of Lebanon.

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