Thursday, June 29, in Moscow took place the meeting of Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and the speaker of the Israeli Parliament Yuli Edelstein. During the meeting they discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and the situation in Syria.
In an interview with the chief of the Russian foreign Ministry, the speaker of the Knesset said that Israel will not allow harm to its citizens as a result of shelling from Syrian territory. Edelstein stressed that Israel, even random fire from Syria are the «red line» and responsibility for this error lies in Damascus.
Yuli Edelstein also reminded of Jerusalem’s position regarding the inadmissibility of the presence near the Israeli border forces of the Iranian «revolutionary guards» and the Lebanese «Hezbollah».