Russia called better friend than U.S. for allowing Israel to attack targets inside Syria
sraeli jets are being allowed to attack targets inside Syria despite Russia’s “anti-aircraft umbrella,” an Israeli analyst said.
Most recently, the Israel Air Force attacked a Syrian target in Kuneitra after mortar fire “leaked out” from the Syrian civil war to Israel’s Golan Heights.
Netanyahu and Russian President Putin apparently reached an understanding in a meeting in Moscow last month, Lerner said. The understanding “allows [Israel], under various circumstances, to attack both Syrian and Hizbullah military targets within Syria – despite the deployment of a protective Russian anti-aircraft umbrella covering the entire country.”
Lerner added that he “doubts” Israel would have had a similar understanding with the U.S. if it was an American anti-aircraft umbrella.
Iran, which is one of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s top allies, criticized Russia for allowing Israel to strike inside Syria. “The anti-aircraft systems that Russia has brought to Syria shouldn’t allow even one single [enemy] aircraft to fly over the country – but this is not happening,” said Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brig. Gen. Khosro Orouj.
Meanwhile, Syria continues to pay a heavy
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