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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Says “Awaiting Orders” To Attack Israel Ahead Of Putin-Netanyahu Summit

  • Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Says “Awaiting Orders” To Attack Israel Ahead Of Putin-Netanyahu Summit
    by Tyler Durden, https://www.zerohedge.com/
    Though by many accounts the situation in Syria’s south is stabilizing as the government is fast securing the border with Jordan after a major offensive against FSA, al-Qaeda, and ISIS factions in the region, the possibility for further clashes between Israel and Damascus remains high, as we previously warned here.

    In the past months there‘s been widespread reporting on a “secret” deal brokered between Russia, Israel, and Syria, which reportedly involvesthe Syrian Army agreeing to keep Iranian forces away from the ongoing campaign along the Israeli and Jordanian borders, especially the contested Golan Heights.

    However, Israeli media has this week highlighted statements by a top Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander that suggests further open hostilities between Israel, Syria, and pro-Iranian forces could break out at any moment as the IRGC has vowed to “break” Israel’s presence, especially along the Golan.

    Ahead of a summit between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin set to be held Wednesday (July 11) in Moscow, Netanyahu reiterated what will likely be a key demand as he meets face to face with Putin: “We will not tolerate the establishment of a military presence by Iran and its proxies anywhere in Syria – not close to the border and not far away from it,”he told reporters over the weekend. 


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July 11, 2018 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , ,

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