‘Israel concerned with build-up of Iranian forces in Syria near Golan border’

Golan HeightsIsrael is concerned with the build-up of Iranian forces in Syria, near the border with Israel,  National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) said in an interview with Army Radio on Tuesday.

Steinitz’s comments came amid the recent addition of Russian troops to Syria to bolster President Bashar Assad in his fight against Islamic State and other rebel groups challenging his rule in Syria. However, the Likud minister was more concerned with the infusion of troops from Assad’s other central backer, Iran.
“Nobody wants to see Russian forces in the area of the Golan Heights, but we definitely don’t want to see Iranian forces near Israel,” Steinitz told Army Radio.

‘Israel concerned with build-up of Iranian forces in Syria near Golan border’

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