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“Iran has nothing to do in Syria,” Bennett stated throughout an interview with the state-owned tv channel Kan 11. “We can’t cease earlier than they go away Syria.”
Bennett’s announcement got here simply hours after airstrikes hit Iranian-backed fighters within the cities of Al-Quriyah, Al-Salihyah and Al-Mayadin in japanese Syria, based on the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
Fourteen Iranians and Iranian-back militia have been killed within the strikes in japanese Syria, which borders Iran. Israel has not but claimed accountability for the strikes.
Israel has acknowledged a number of assaults in Syria for the reason that civil warfare broke out in 2011, and the Israeli Air Drive carried out assaults as latest as final week towards Iranian-back militia and Hezbollah terrorists in Homs and southern Syria, based on the SOHR.
Bennett stated Iran is “attempting to ascertain itself on the border with Israel to threaten Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.”
“They [Iran] have sufficient issues at house with the coronavirus,” the protection minister informed Kan 11.
The Related Press contributed to this report.