The White House is standing behind Israel after a Syrian missile brought down an Israeli F-16.
In a statement, the White House called Israel a “staunch ally” while warning Iran to cease “provcative actions” in the region.
“Israel is a staunch ally of the United States, and we support its right to defend itself from the Iranian-backed Syrian and militia forces in southern Syria,” the White House said in a statement.
“We call on Iran and its allies to cease provocative actions and work toward regional peace.”
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