Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday morning highlighted the importance of “continued coordination” between the Israeli and Russian military against the backdrop of current events in Syria.
After the meeting, Netanyahu said that he presented to Putin “Israel’s need and right to defend itself in the face of Iranian aggression. The Iranians say they intend to attack us and will try to transfer to Syria forces and lethal weapons. We will take the required steps to defend ourselves.”
Israel believes Iran is determined to take revenge for the April 9 airstrike on Syria’s T4 airbase, which killed seven Iranian military advisers and members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Iran blames Israel for this attack.
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