Israel Seeking to Combat Iranian Presence in Syria

(Times of Israel) Tamar Pileggi - Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz on Monday told Ynet that while "it's no secret" that Israel is concerned by Iranian military presence in Syria, he said the Israeli government is "carrying out diplomatic, intelligence and security operations" to prevent Syria from "becoming an Iranian military base." Israel's security cabinet has been holding a series of meetings to discuss the activities of Hizbullah in Syria and Lebanon, the Syrian regime's renewed control of most of the country, and the future of a post-war Syria.

2018-01-09 00:00:00

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