Israel opposes Russia-US agreement for truce in Syria
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel opposes the Russia-US agreement for a truce in southwest Syria, as it strengthens Iran’s position in the region.
“Israel opposes the ceasefire agreement in the south of Syria reached by the US and Russia because it perpetuates the Iranian presence in the country,” he said after meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.
As Haaretz reports, citing its source, Tel Aviv “is aware of Iranian intentions” to significantly expand its presence in Syria. Iran is interested not only in sending its advisers to Syria, but also in deploying its armed forces in the country, including …read more