Russia reassures Israel over Iranian presence in Syria — report

(Worthy News) – Russia has reportedly reassured Israel that it will not allow Iran and its Hezbollah proxy to threaten the Jewish state from Syria, where Moscow is fighting alongside Tehran and the Lebanese terror group on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Israel has of late repeatedly warned of Iran’s ambitions to establish a military foothold in Syria that would threaten Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month in order to stress the threat posed by Iran’s presence on Israel’s northern border.

In light of Netanyahu’s vow that Israel was willing to act to prevent a continued Iranian military presence in Syria, a senior Russian official said Moscow was aware of Jerusalem’s concerns and would not allow Iran and Hezbollah to “go overboard” in Syria. [ Source (Read More…) ]

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