Iran ‘Tells US That Toppling Assad Would Endanger Israel’


irans-deputy-foreign-minister-hossein-amir-abdollahianIran has reportedly warned the US that ousting Syrian leader Bashar Assad in the guise of battling the Islamic State would endanger Israel.

The report in the Iranian media came as a senior Iranian official confirmed that his country and the US had exchanged messages over the fight against the militant group.

Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian also was quoted on Shabbos by Iranian media as saying Iran warned Washington that Israel’s security will be at risk should the US and its allies seek to topple the embattled Syrian president in the name of fighting the extremist group.

Read more at Ynet News.

{ Israel}


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