According to the Israeli TV channel «Kang 11», under pressure from Moscow, Iran refused to plan for the construction of its military base in the Syrian port city of Tartus. The Iranians hoped that the proximity of Russian naval base to provide extra layer of protection against possible attacks from Israel.
The communication channel was noted that this is the same military base, the construction of which warned Benjamin Netanyahu, saying that it will allow Iranian warships and submarines to come closer to Israel.
Channel «Kang 11» reported that the leaders of Israel expressed satisfaction with this development, hoping that it will serve as a deterrent to strengthen the Iranian military presence in Syria.
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