May 10, 2018

Middle East tensions at heart of Netanyahu's visit to Moscow



Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been in Moscow, meeting the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking after those talks he said he did not believe Russia would try to limit Israel's military actions in Syria.

It follows reports of an Israeli attack on an Iranian military facility near Damascus. Israel is concerned about Russia's growing closeness to Iran and its involvement in Syria. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.

Al Jazeera

Related,
After Putin meet, PM indicates Moscow won’t curtail Israeli strikes in Syria - Times of Israel
Leaving for Moscow, Netanyahu urges continued military coordination in Syria (video) - JPost

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