"We have not discussed in detail with our U.S. colleagues what is going on in the whole territory of Syria, apart from the fact that we have fixed our and Iranian legitimate presence under an invitation of the legitimate Syrian government".
As the war in Syria seems to be winding down in Assad's favor due to Moscow's intervention, Israel fears that Iran will help Hezbollah produce accurate precision-guided missiles and help Hezbollah and other Shiite militias to strengthen their foothold in the Golan Heights.
Russian Federation never promised the United States that Iran and Iranian-backed forces would withdraw from Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, adding that their presence in the war-torn country is legitimate.
In recent months Israel has held talks with Moscow, Washington and Amman in an attempt to ensure that the agreement will define the buffer zone some 40 kilometers from the borders of the Jewish State.
Meanwhile, a delegation of the U.S. National Security Council has arrived in Israel for a meeting with Israeli counterparts on Tuesday that will focus on Iran and the situation in southern Syria.
"I have also informed our friends, firstly in Washington and also our friends in Moscow, that Israel will act in Syria, including in southern Syria, according to our understanding and according to our security needs".
It was not clear if Lavrov's comments related to reports that the deal would place restrictions on how close to the Israeli-Syrian border Iran-backed groups would be allowed to remain.
In an earlier interview, Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz told The Associated Press that an global agreement on Syria would be a positive development, but stressed that Israel is not a party to this deal and would defend its interests.
United States officials confirmed the meetings would primarily cover the recent ceasefire deal.
His regional cooperation minister, Tzachi Hanegbi, sounded circumspect about the deal, telling reporters that it "does not meet Israel's unequivocal demand the there will not be developments that bring the forces of Hezbollah or Iran to the Israel-Syria border in the north".
Needless to say, the Israeli defense apparatus is unhappy, realizing there is no willingness on the part of the super powers o actually challenge Iran's expansionism in Syria.
The annual forum involves the leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries, as well as those of South Korea, China and Japan. Trump held talks with Xi on Thursday, which led to the signing of business deals worth more than US$253 billion.
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Investigators say the shooting began at one location, with multiple shots fire, then moved to the elementary school. The six-year-old child reportedly had two gunshot wounds and another child was reportedly shot in the leg.
The SFA want to include Austin MacPhee, the Northern Ireland assistant, on the backroom team if they appoint O'Neill. David added: "As a manager, he's unbelievable, we all love him and every single player plays for him".
The Trump administration revealed the next Secretary of Health and Human Services, to replace ousted Secretary Tom Price. President Donald Trump on Monday said he will nominate former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar to serve as U.S.
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Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie found itself in the line of fire for its rumoured distortion of historical facts. On the other side, the director has been claiming that there is no such scene that would hurt anyone's sentiments.
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OnePlus left a backdoor in its devices capable of root access
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Arsene Wenger drops hint over his next job after Arsenal
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If we want to be no 1 team, every series is important. "Our chances of winning a Test match in India , I would say, are slim". You have to take good care of yourself because in future we are going to play many matches.
The old £10 note will go out of circulation in March 2018
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Senior cop caught getting massage from lady home guard
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Italy miss out on World Cup as Sweden qualify
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