The Walla News website on November 26 published an article on the completion of large-scale military exercises of the air force of the IDF, which took place this week. The material indicates that during exercise was taken into account, the situation in Syria and on the Northern borders of Israel.
Walla News also quotes the response of a high-ranking officer in the air force of the IDF to the question about what will happen if the aircraft of the Russian air force will invade the air space of Israel. The same source cited by radio station «Sieves Beth» and the website Ynet.
In answering this question, the interviewee stressed that Israel tries to avoid tensions with Russia, despite its military presence in the neighboring country. According to him, the repetition of the «Turkish scenario» Israel will not shoot down Russian planes.
The officer stressed that Russia plays an important role in the region, which cannot be ignored. He also noted that Russia is not an enemy of Israel.
Radio station «Sieves Beth» also quoted from the conversation with the officer, which States that Russia will not shoot down Israeli planes over Syria, and that the two countries have mechanisms to coordinate their actions.
On November 26, ended with the teachings of the air force of the IDF, which lasted five days.