Israel has asked Russia to help prevent escalation in Syria
Moscow. 10 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Israel has asked Russia to intervene and prevent the escalation of the situation in Syria after the incident with the downed Iranian drone, writes in the Saturday newspaper The Times of Israel, citing diplomatic sources.
“Israel contacted the officials in Moscow with a request to send a message to Syria and Iran that, despite the fact that he struck a powerful blow in response to the incident with the drone, he is not interested in exacerbating violence in the future”, — the newspaper writes.
In the night of Saturday, Israeli fighters shot down an Iranian drone, which, according to Israel, was launched from the territory of Syria. Then Israel attacked 12 targets in Central Syria in the area of the Damascus province.
The attack by the Israeli air force lost at least one fighter who has come under fire of air defense systems to Syria. The fighter fell in Israeli territory, the pilots ejected.
In Iran Israel about the Iranian drone called outrageous.