No knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed, Israeli minister says

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According to recent reports, Israel’s intelligence minister on Wednesday gave his statement concerning the rumors about the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In his statement, he said that up-to-now he had no knowledge of any kind concerned to their close ally U.S. President Donald Trump ever on ordering the assassination of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. However, according to a new book which was written and published by Watergate, reporter Bob Woodward. In this book, it says that Fear as Trump in the White House. This when elaborate closely shows that Trump communicated to his defense secretary and told the secretary that he wanted assassination of Syrian’s President Bashar al-Assad in the response to the chemical attack which was reported to have occurred on the Syrian civilians earlier on April in 2017. The book nevertheless said that defense secretary, James Mattis, told Trump that he would get on this mission right away but instead the defense secretary developed and initiated a new plan on limited air strike which in any way never threatened Assad personally.

However, Trump on his tweeter handle tweeted that this quotes attributed by James Mattis were made up frauds and that this was on to the public. On the other hand, James Mattis dismissed the specific book and termed it as a unique brand of literature to Washington. Trump on the other side doesn’t know of any instruction of this kind to James Mattis. In addition to this, Israel Katz, Israeli Intelligence Minister in an interview with Tel Aviv radio station 103 FM said that Trump had also denied this reports concerning the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

However, Israel never took the decision to topple Assad in any of the event, nevertheless, what can only be said is that within the framework, the United States and Israel can cooperate as Syrian regime is the subject of this certain discussions. Nevertheless, for decades, Israel has been carrying out air strikes scores against believed attempts by Assad’s and Lebanese Hezbollah partners in Setting up of advanced arms and permanent posts. This was to neutralize the ongoing 7-year civil war on the neighboring country Syria.