On Friday, March 17, the Israeli Ambassador in Moscow, Gary Koren was summoned by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov to discuss air strikes inflicted by the Israeli air force on several targets in Syrian territory.
«The main attention during the conversation was paid to the latest developments in and around Syria», — reports RIA «Novosti» with reference to the Russian foreign Ministry.
— IDF air force attacked targets in Syria
We will remind, in the night of Friday, March 17, Israeli aircraft struck several targets in Syria. The websites of several Arab media reported that Israeli warplanes bombed Syrian missile depots of arms «Hezbollah». According to the official report of the IDF, during the operation the aircraft was released a few air defense missiles, one of which was intercepted by the Israeli missile. As a result of this incident among the Israelites there were no injuries.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Syria sent letters to the UN Secretary General and the President of the Security Council about the «Israeli aggression that violate the sovereignty and integrity of Syrian territory.» In the Epistles the Syrian foreign Ministry to the UN (as in the statement of command of the Syrian army) said that we are talking about «supporting the Zionist enemy, the terrorist gangs of the «Islamic state» and a desperate attempt to boost the fallen morale of the terrorists in the backdrop of the victories by the Syrian army.» Also in the letters of the foreign Ministry urged «to condemn the Israeli aggression and to oblige Israel to stop supporting terrorism in Syria.»
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented on the information that the Israeli air force planes attacked several targets in Syria.
«Our policy is very consistent,’ said Netanyahu, when we learn about the attempt to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah, we do everything we can to prevent it, provided that we have the appropriate information and the ability to respond quickly».
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