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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Russia OK's Letting Israel Strike Iranians in Syria?
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
According to Israeli media, Russia agreed to let IDF warplanes strike targets in Syria where Iranian military advisors are located – provided areas where government forces are based aren't attacked.
The Saudi-controlled Asharq al-Awsat broadsheet reported much the same thing, an unnamed source saying Moscow is mum about the arrangement, wanting balanced diplomatic relations with Iran and Israel maintained, adding:
"Russia is…embarrassed because…talks with (Israel) mainly focused on a plan to remove Iran and its forces from southern Syria."
If the above information is accurate, the alleged Kremlin/Netanyahu regime agreement came from Israeli war minister Avigdor Lieberman's Thursday meeting with his Russian counterpart, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu.
Putin and Netanyahu discussed the same thin
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