Secret Talks with Russia Reach Understandings to Enable Israel to Attack Iranian and Hizbullah Targets in Syria

(Israel Hayom) Daniel Siryoti - Russian forces currently in Syria will restrain Hizbullah and Iranian activity there, according to understandings reached by Israel, the U.S., Jordan and Saudi Arabia with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a Jordanian official told Israel Hayom. Russia will continue to give Israel the freedom to strike Hizbullah and Iranian targets and weaponry that threaten the "balance of power" in Syria. According to the Jordanian official, it was these understandings between Trump and Putin that paved the way for the U.S. decision to pull its forces from Syria. Jordanian officials have emphasized that U.S. officials had made it clear that U.S. intelligence agencies would increase cooperation with Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to counter Iran's attempt to create a contiguous Shiite corridor from Tehran to Beirut.

2018-12-24 00:00:00

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