Lavrov: Israeli interests to be taken into account in Syria
if($('.nav-wrapper').width()<728){ google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "8024336238"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; } else { google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "1705860969"; google_ad_width = 728; google_ad_height = 90; }

Lavrov: Israeli interests to be taken into account in Syria

Orient Net - Agencies
Date: 2017-07-17 19:10
Russia and the United States will do everything in their power to ensure that Israel's ‎interests are reflected when the Moscow-Washington de-escalation zone in ‎southwestern Syria is established, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said ‎Monday.‎

‎"I can guarantee that we have done everything and the US side has done everything ‎to ensure that Israel's security interests within this framework are fully taken into ‎account," Lavrov told reporters

On Sunday, the Haaretz newspaper reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ‎Netanyahu voiced, from Paris, his opposition to the Russian-US deal on the ceasefire as the ‎agreement secures Iran's presence in Syria.‎


Yaakov Amidror‏:‏‎ Israel may need to destroy every attempt to build Iranian structures ‏in ‎Syria  ‎

Former National Security Council Head Yaakov Amidror at a press conference on ‎Monday said Israel may need to destroy every attempt to build Iranian structures in ‎Syria.‎


According to The Jerusalem Post, Amidror said Israel's interests must be taken into ‎account when considering possible peace agreements in Syria. Otherwise, the IDF ‎may need "to intervene and destroy every attempt to build [Iranian] ‎infrastructure in Syria."‎

‎"We will not let the Iranians and Hezbollah be the forces that will win the very brutal ‎war in Syria” and then move their focus onto Israel. At the end of the day it is our ‎responsibility, not the responsibility of the Americans, or the Russians, to guarantee ‎ourselves, and we will take all the measures that are needed for that," he said.‎

It is worthy to remind that the agreement on a truce in southwest Syria was reached as a result of negotiations ‎between Russia and the United States on July 7. 

Associated Press said that ‎Israel and Jordan also took part in those negotiations.‎

Related

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "4041467030"; google_ad_width = Math.floor($('.col.m12').first().innerWidth()/10)*10-30; google_ad_height = 90;
Russian-Assad bombing kills 5, injures dozens of civilians in Aleppo countryside .Assad militias shell Idlib and Aleppo countryside despite claimed ceasefire .Russian air strikes kill four members of single family in Aleppo countryside .Opposition fighters warn civilians against approaching Assad positions in Aleppo .Opposition fighters destroy, capture Assad tanks in Syria’s Idlib .Assad militiamen killed, injured in Idlib countryside .Landmine kills civilian in Deir ez-Zoor .Demonstrations rock Syria’s Sweida .Idlib demonstrators call to overthrow Assad regime .Demonstrators near Omari mosque in Daraa call for release of Syrian detainees .Syrian pound crashes to record low .UN: Syria ceasefire has failed as civilians killed daily .UN: 700,000 Syrians displaced in 8 months .379,000 civilians flee Russian-Assad offensive in Idlib .UNICEF calls to protect Syrian children from carnage in Idlib .Three Turkish soldiers killed in car bomb attack in Syria’s Tel Abyad .Turkey could move further in Syria, Erdogan says .Protesters pile pressure on Iranian regime .377 wounded in Lebanon as protesters clash with security forces