Netanyahu: Israel Continues to Act Against Iran in Syria

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Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel continues to act against the establishment of Iranian military in Syria, and emphasized that he stays in constant contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The prime minister spoke at the kick off of the Knesset’s winter session amid the ongoing uncertainty over the new IDF draft law that might dismantle the coalition and trigger early elections. Opposition leader MK Tzipi Livni, President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli Adelstein were among those who also gave speeches at the onset of the session.

“Even today Israel is acting against Iran in Syria, and we will continue to try and push it back,” Netanyahu exclaimed. Netanyahu also emphasized his close relationship with President Putin, in light of recent tensions caused by the downing of the Russian spy plane in Syria, which sparked an international crisis and prompted the Russians to supply Syrian army with S-300 anti-aircraft system.

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