Russian and Israeli leaders discussed the Israel-Syria border incident in a phone conversation, the Kremlin has said in a statement.
Israeli soldiers walk next to an anti-missile battery at a military post
near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights,
Israel, Feb.11. (Photo:Reuters)
On Saturday (Feb.10), Israel conducted airstrikes against
Iranian facilities in Syria, claiming an Iranian drone had entered the
Israeli airspace from Syria. During the operation, the Syrian air defense
launched missiles to shoot down an F-16 fighter jet of the Israeli Air Force.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with Israeli Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the border situation between Syria and Israel,
with special emphasis on the Israeli Air Force's airstrikes on targets in
Syria, the statement said Saturday (Feb.10).
"The Russian side demands all parties should avoid any
further steps that might lead to a new round of dangerous confrontation in
the region," said the press service.
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